Writing workshops

don't dream it…be it

It’s not just my favorite line from Rocky Horror. It’s my best advice to writers. Here’s a chance to do exactly that–THIS WEEK. Do NOT miss this seminar! Info below:

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happy pub day

No, not that kind of pub. “Publication Day.” And look what was delivered to my door. A surprise from my best friends in the business: With friends like this, I

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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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visible desire

I’ve decided to post my notes from the Michael Hauge workshop. They are rough, undigested notes on the day, but I thought they might be of interest to the writers

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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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Hello, Sacramento!

I can’t wait to meet you! Here are my two events in the area–a signing at Costco, and an event sponsored by the Sacramento RWA: Friday, September 19, 2008 Cal

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