Literary Liaisons

A blog about writing and all things story…

What Are Archetypes?

Writers often get confused about — or neglect all together — the Archetypes in storytelling. Here is a snippet form Chris Vogler’s site, The Writer’s Journey as a refresher. ARCHETYPES are … Continue reading

May 19, 2016 · 4 Comments

Scene & Story Structure Class

This summer local writing instructor, Scott Driscoll, from the U of W will be teaching his popular class on fiction writing, again. I’ve loved this workshop in the past. If … Continue reading

May 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Writer’s Inspiration ~ EARTHDAY

In Honor of #EarthDay I am posting pictures of my garden and my local beach, two things that inspire me when I take a break from writing. Oh, and my … Continue reading

April 22, 2016 · 4 Comments

Seven Secret Weapons That Will Make You a Better Novelist

Reprint from Larry Brooks on — There’s still time to sign up for his workshop in Portland Oregon. I hope to see you there. Check out for more information. Meanwhile read Larry’s article … Continue reading

March 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

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