Save the Cat! Writes a Novel

18 August 2018 | By Jessica Brody | Filed in: crafts.

SAVE THE CAT by Blake Snyder is a popular screenwriting book series and storytelling methodology used by screenwriters, directors, and studio execs across Hollywood Now, for the first time ever, bestselling author and writing teacher, Jessica Brody, takes the beloved Save the Cat plotting princi

Consider This: Moments in My Writing Life After Which Everything Was Different

04 March 2018 | By Chuck Palahniuk | Filed in: crafts.

Renowned, bestselling novelist Chuck Palahniuk takes us behind the scenes of the writing life, with postcards from decades on the road and incredible examination of the power of fiction and the art of storytelling.In this spellbinding blend of memoir and insight, bestselling author Chuck Palahniuk s

How to Write an Autobiographical Novel: Essays

01 August 2019 | By Alexander Chee | Filed in: crafts.

From the author of The Queen of the Night, an essay collection exploring his education as a man, writer, and activist and how we form our identities in life and in art n nAs a novelist, Alexander Chee has been described as masterful by Roxane Gay, incendiary by the New York Times, and brilliant

Story Genius: How to Use Brain Science to Go Beyond Outlining and Write a Riveting Novel (Before You Waste Three Years Writing 327 Pages That Go Nowhere)

10 September 2019 | By Lisa Cron | Filed in: crafts.

Following on the heels of Lisa Cron s breakout first book, Wired for Story, this writing guide reveals how to use cognitive storytelling strategies to build a scene by scene blueprint for a riveting story.Story Genius is a foolproof program that saves writers from penning hundreds of pages only to r

Dot Journaling: A Practical Guide: How to Start and Keep the Planner, To-Do List, and Diary That’ll Actually Help You Get Your Life Together

14 September 2018 | By Rachel Wilkerson Miller | Filed in: crafts.

Organize your life, record what matters, and get stuff done nWhat the heck is a dot journal It s a planner, to do list, and diary for every aspect of your life work, home, relationships, hobbies, everything nEarly adopter Rachel Wilkerson Miller explains how to make a dot journal work for you whet

Leader (Light Online, #3)

18 July 2018 | By Tom Larcombe | Filed in: crafts.

Eddie Hunter has discovered that he loves building Creating things with his own hands satisfies him Fortunately his job in the game Light Online allows for that It also requires that he do all the other things the rest of the players in the game do, so he can t just build n nBalancing his time bet

Ursula K. Le Guin: Conversations on Writing

06 January 2019 | By Ursula K. Le Guin | Filed in: crafts.

When the New York Times referred to Ursula K Le Guin as America s greatest writer of science fiction, they just might have undersold her legacy It s hard to look at her vast body of work novels and stories across multiple genres, poems, translations, essays, speeches, and criticism and see anythin

The Science of Storytelling

18 July 2019 | By Will Storr | Filed in: crafts.

n One of my absolute favourite writers Decca Aitkenhead n n Who would we be without stories nStories mould who we are, from our character to our cultural identity They drive us to act out our dreams and ambitions, and shape our politics and beliefs We use them to construct our relationships, to

Writing into the Dark: How to Write a Novel without an Outline

15 June 2019 | By Dean Wesley Smith | Filed in: crafts.

With than a hundred published novels and than seventeen million copies of his books in print, USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith knows how to outline And he knows how to write a novel without an outline n nIn this WMG Writer s Guide, Dean takes you step by step through the pro

The Sewing Machine

23 May 2017 | By Natalie Fergie | Filed in: crafts.

Over 100,000 copies sold A tapestry of strong characters and accomplished writing Herald Scotland It is 1911, and Jean is about to join the mass strike at the Singer factory For her, nothing will be the same again Decades later, in Edinburgh, Connie sews coded moments of her life into a noteb

Murder, She Knit (A Knit & Nibble Mystery #1)

19 August 2019 | By Peggy Ehrhart | Filed in: crafts.

Since her only daughter left for college, widow Pamela Paterson has kept busy as associate editor of a craft magazine and founder of the Knit and Nibble knitting club in quaint Arborville, New Jersey Now, she s trying out a new hobby solving murders Pamela is hosting the next Knit and Nibble mee