Throwing the Patterns Away

I've mentioned story patterns before - back in On Patterns and Story we dove deep into the topic. Today I'd like to take another look at the subject and talk about when and why you…

What’s in a Name (Character Edition)

One of the most important things in writing fiction is choosing the names for your characters. Since this comes up on a weekly basis in several writing groups I follow, I figured it's time for…

The Leap

This marks year two of my multi-year project to bring my novel THE TRIP to life as an animated movie. It's been a long, tough project but I'm feeling like things are coming together nicely.…