Hello all. A little housekeeping first.
I'm in the process of moving this course to a new site. We've rather outgrown this one. You're welcome to stay here if you like.
But ... at the new site, I have forums set up, easier video integrations, and new course material. If you're interested, head here. You may need to re-enroll if you don't get an email from me. Don't worry. It's still free. Just a bit bigger and easier to use.
Please don't hesitate to send me an email if you have any trouble logging in.
I live, breathe, and create stories, day in and out, seven days a week.
Heck, if I could make stories into bite-size snacks and have those for lunch instead of having to forage in my pantry for the half-stale Oreos my kids hadn't found yet, I'd do that too.
You're here because you have the story bug. You know what I mean. Those ideas that shake you awake at night, nagging at the back of your brain until you write them down, hoping that someday that seed will grow into a fully-formed story. The snippet of conversation you overhear at a restaurant between a husband and wife that sends your imagination reeling into a previously unexplored place and you can barely finish your spinach dip because you want to rush home and start typing.
Selling or not selling stories doesn't define your status as a writer.
It only means you haven't found the right market, at the right time, with the right editor, with the right story in her submission queue.
My job is to help you make that happen. I'll help you take a good, hard look at your stories and make sure you're telling the right story.
And I might let you in on a few insider tips and tricks along the way.