With characteristic humor and genuineness, Gilbert distills a lifetime of reflection about the joys and torments of creativity and will help you increase the former while minimizing the latter.Read More »
18 TV shows that will teach you how to write
Read all the how-to books you want, but the best way to learn fiction writing is by studying the masters. Whether you’re writing novels or screenplays, there’s a lot to learn from the modern masters of TV writing. Here are eighteen of the best TV shows to study, listed with the characteristic that stands out the strongest in their writing.Read More »
What happens when a novelist plays ‘The Novelist’?
As he plays The Novelist, this novelist thinks about everything he’s sacrificed, the options he didn't choose, the career choices he passed on, the friends and lovers he's pushed away, the people he may have hurt over the course of his own narrative. He worries. He wonders if these decisions were right.Read More »
Writing Fantasy Heroes: Powerful Advice from the Pros │ Review
I loved the idea behind 'Writing Fantasy Heroes,' and it has some good advice for writers, but the execution left something to be desired. I recommend using it more as a reference book than something you read from cover to cover.Read More »