Who would your character call for help?

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Remember the game show “So you want to be a millionaire?” Contestants were allowed to phone a friend  for help. I ran a game like that when when I taught 6th grade literature. We would discuss the reading and I … Read More

Writing Plans: 4 Ways To Keep Your Writing on Track

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SCBWI weekend is over and my head is full of ideas! One of the great takeaways from this event was from Jem Chambers-Black from Andrea Brown Literary Agency. She gave a wonderful talk, and in it described what she asks … Read More

Kill Your Darlings!

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How to hurt a character without hurting yourself   Honestly, I have no idea how to do this. It hurts if you are involved with your characters, and since I also have years of training and performance as an actress, … Read More

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