I had the chance to interview Alice on the upcoming Scrivathon. She tells me all about the event, and how to participate in the charity word sprint. 1. Hi, Alice. Thank you so much for doing this. Can you tell us about Scrivathon and when it's taking place? Alice : Scrivathon is a 24 hour … Continue reading Interview with A.Y. Chao on Scrivathon 2016
I've acted as a CP and editor for several manuscripts, and I'm always quick to pick up on what works, and what doesn't, in the first chapter. I realize there are already a number of articles and posts out there on this very topic, but it never hurts to have another one. Don't: Start with … Continue reading Do’s and Don’ts For a First Chapter
I've mentioned this before, but acting has helped me become a better writer. I'd honestly recommend to any writer to take an acting class, or a scene study class. What does acting have to do with writing? In a typical acting class, unless you're doing a cold read, you'll be given a script ahead of … Continue reading How Acting Classes Made Me a Better Writer.