Drama is life with the dull parts taken out. -Alfred Hitchcock This post's information comes to you via the works and words of one James Scott Bell, an author of numerous thrillers and books on writing craft, including Conflict & Suspense. James Scott Bell contributes regularly to Writer's Digest, is an active teacher at writing … Continue reading Becoming a Storyteller: Creating Conflict, or, Do I Have a Green Thumb for Fiction?
I've discussed rules for writing on this blog in the past--you can check out that post here--but in piecing together my last post, I came across my old creative writing notebook from my days at Florida International University. While most of my days at FIU were forgettable, many of the classes I took as part … Continue reading Becoming a Storyteller: The 15, er, 10 Commandments