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How to begin? I’ll be teaching a class later this month about taking a novel idea from concept through to a story arc. But many new writers ask me where I get the ideas to begin the process. This is often an odd question for the professional writer because we see...read more
Beth Daniels is one of SavvyAuthors long-time instructors and she's always coming up with great new classes like this one. If you are interested in a new class from a wonderful instructor then check out Beth, her funny wit, and The Fine Art of Killing Words: Edit...read more
Writers are a strange group of people. We hole ourselves up in rooms or in the corner of a public area with the sole wish of being left to record our cluttered thoughts. Our minds are a dangerous breeding ground of stories—as though 54 tabs are open on a web browser...read more
Irene leads one of our longest running ongoing mentoring program. If you've ever wondered what a program like this offers, read on! ~ed Writers write alone for many hours every day. Whether you write full-time or part-time, writing is hard work. It can take a lot of...read more
Many intense, devout storytellers have a cherished skill. They can envision and talk to their fictional characters. I have been aware of this in others and myself. It feels like I’m a 19th Century sooth-sayer. I’m sure practitioners of clinical psychology have a...read more
Writer’s block is a hot topic among those of us who write for love or a living. I’m certainly no stranger to the problem. I’ve written more than fifty novels, novellas, e-books and short stories, and I’ve had writer’s block at least once with every damn one of them....read more