Category Archives: Hunger Games

‘Twas Thrilling

I’m ba-ack… From another week-long craft writing workshop with my mentors Dean Wesley Smith and Kris Kathryn Rush. This time around, the subject was writing ‘modern thrillers’. This is the third craft workshop I’ve taken from them, and I’ve got … Continue reading

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Beat It

I’m not a screenwriter, but Blake Snyder’s book on screenwriting, Save the Cat has made a big impression on me.  I’ve just started fleshing out the key concept for my next manuscript, and I really like his idea of coming up with a … Continue reading

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