storytelling tips

Another Draft is Always Better

Another Draft is Sort of Better Another Draft is Mostly Better Another Draft is Always Better Hello Young Writers!  Literary master Bob Bristlemop once wrote: A story is never truly finished, at some point it just stops moving.

The Secret of Stories 

I played with Barbies until I was in high school. I kept this mostly to myself after I realised that the last few friends with whom I used to play had locked away their sets of Barbies in the attic or given them away to their little cousins,…

Problems and Choices

When someone asks you how your day went, what parts do you tell them? I usually start with the moments that were the most interesting, or had the greatest conflict. Some dude was acting crazy on the tram. My boss had an unreasonable request. I spilt something on…