Archives for July 2012

Notes from The Structuralist: How Structure Helps Your Work

If you were building a house, would you put up the brilliant blue shutters before you laid the foundation?  Such a house would not stand.  Similarly, when you pour your voice – however brilliant – upon the page unframed, you create something that cannot hold together. When playwrights first work with me, they are often opposed to […]

Twelve Tidy Tips for Writers
To Help Market Your Work

Learn some easy ways to make your writing more marketable, and to make the market more receptive to your work.


A five-star rating on Amazon.  A 3-book deal with Simon & Schuster.  A rising star in the genre of legal thrillers.  I am so proud to have given Allison Leotta her first lessons in structure and plotting, which have now led to a brilliant career for this outstanding young writer.   Join me Monday for a […]