Category Archives: James Scott Bell

The Magic Word

I’m up in lovely, lively Bellevue Washington this week, attending a Story Masters seminar with Christopher Vogler, James Scott Bell, and Donald Maass.  All three men have decades of experience in the practice and theory of writing, all are best-selling … Continue reading

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Valentines Day: Is Your Inner Critic Your Main Squeeze?

Who loves ya, baby?  Why, it’s that little voice in my head which never seems to have any other place to be.  Writers call it their inner critic, and this last week, mine seems to have settled in for a … Continue reading

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