Lost in an Uninspiring Muddle? Maybe You’ve Confused Story and Situation: Part 2

by Jeff Lyons In part two of this series, Jeff Lyons—author, screenwriter, editor, and story development consultant—explains how to make a situation work. If you missed part one, you can Continue reading

Lost in an Uninspiring Muddle? Maybe You’ve Confused Story and Situation: Part 1

by Jeff Lyons In this two part series, Jeff Lyons—author, screenwriter, editor, and story development consultant—helps us understand what the heck we’re writing. Is it a story? A situation? In Continue reading

Only the Beginning: Crafting Memorable Opening Lines

by Jeffrey J. Michaels Let us talk of opening lines. Where to start…Every writers conference and instructional course will emphasize the import, the absolutely vital, pivotal necessity of the first Continue reading