Workshops

Workshops

Making Rejection Work For You

I’ve been rejected more times than I can count. And I’ll bet you have, too. Not in terms of having a manuscript rejected—I can still count every one of those rejections, and I’ll bet you can too. But getting rejected by friends, by teammates, by bosses, by the guy in high school who never came…

Workshops

The Psychology of Creating Characters

We all want a happy ending for our characters, but on the way they need conflict. This conflict can be caused by the situation (say, she didn’t tell him she was pregnant before he went off to war, or he wants to take over the land her grandfather left her) but the conflict is even…

Workshops

Creating Your Hero’s Fatal Flaw

We all dream of creating the perfect hero. And giving him the perfect heroine. In fact, our hero and heroine are going to be the best, most wonderful, most courageous, most gorgeous, most—      No, wait a minute. They can’t be.      Because if both your main characters are a hundred percent fearless…