World Building for W...

When you’re writing a story – be it a short, a novel, a script, a comic, it needs to take place somewhere. While there’s the rare exception of wildly internal dialogue – maybe the tale of mad poet, something Bukowski like that happens in one room and a lunatics head – almost all stories must...

The Story Isn’...

Your story is not your novel When I did my stint teaching fiction, one of the hardest things for writers to accept was that the story is NOT the final, published work. A good way to look at it is a screenplay – what you write and sell to a production company isn’t what’s going to be on...