Nanowrimo

It’s National Novel Writing Month again!  And as this cartoon shows, “This is hard, ok?” It is difficult to write a novel.  The purpose of NaNoWriMo is to give support to anyone who wants to write a novel.  This month of November, known as NaNoWriMo, we will challenge ourselves to write 50,000 words toward a Read More …

Perfectionism

What is blocking you from achieving your goals?  If you’re feeling blocked, you may want to ask yourself if it’s perfectionism raising its ugly head. Perfectionism has for much of my life played a destructive role.  Something in my head says, “It has to be perfect.  The best thing ever created.  Better than anything ever Read More …

Plotting Your Novel, Memoir, or Screenplay

Mythic structure can be found in almost every myth worldwide from ancient times to modern-day blockbusters, like Star Wars, Harry Potter, and Avatar. This structure creates compelling stories and provides organization, giving you an essential tool to complete a novel, memoir, or screenplay. Students will learn about the 12 stages of the hero’s journey and Read More …