Michael Hauge

finding IT

http://www.maassagency.com/thismonth.html strengthen your premise; check this out. Premise in fiction. Your undergrad English professor probably taught you a fancy definition for this concept, but every novelist will tell you this:

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timeless advice to writers

Leave it to my friend Michael to show up with such a one-of-a-kind gift. Only a fellow writer understands the treasure of a 70-year-old magazine: These are such fun to

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Donkey Hote

In the Michael Hauge lecture, he touched on two key types of secondary characters and several types of stories. My further notes: Other characters in your story: The nemesis. This

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the hole in her soul

Note: The Michael Hauge workshop notes begin here and continue here and here. This is the 4th installment. Happy plotting! The INNER JOURNEY is the story told on another level.

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the outer journey

A plot can be divided into 3 acts, and narrowed down to 6 story stages. Stage 1 is the setup, the first 10% of a story (in a screenplay, the

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Mr. Inspiration

I just love this shot of Michael Hauge. With the light streaming down on him, he looks like Moses! This was taken in my yard this morning. Last Saturday, he

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no excuses

If you are ANYWHERE CLOSE to Bainbridge Island, Washington tomorrow, you totally have to come to the Michael Hauge workshop. No excuses–they will take your money (cash or check) at

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Pencil me in.

Here’s an invitation to my book launch party for Just Breathe. Hope you can make it! breathe_invites_final

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