Month: July 2015

The 4 Best Writing Podcasts

Hi, everyone! Yesterday, Freakonomics Radio released a podcast entitled How to Create Suspense, which included an interview with bestselling author Harlan Coban. The podcast focused on what suspense is, and how to use it to greatest effect. While Freakonomics Radio…

String of Pearls Plot

String of Pearls Plot: What is it? While you may have never heard the term ‘string if pearls’, you’ve probably noticed the problem in books, movies, and television shows. It goes a little like this: Protagonist sets out from point…

Writing with the 9 Senses

Note: This post was inspired by a workshop led by writer/actor/playwright Tom Laveen, where I originally learned about the lesser known of the 9 senses. If you have an opportunity to attend one of his workshops, do it! I highly…