How to Grow Your Characters: Nothing But a Spark to Fully Realized People

This post first appeared Feb 14, 2017, for our Valentine’s Day special. However, I thought the lessons were worth repeating. Here’s to growing your characters from nothing, to well-developed “real” 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