Literary Liaisons

A blog about writing and all things story…

STORY STRUCTURE: The 5 Key Turning Points of All Successful Screenplays – from Michael Hauge’s Story Mastery

If you’ve read my blog for awhile you know that I pay a lot of attention to how screenwriters hone their craft and develop their stories.  In the screenwriting world … Continue reading

September 30, 2016 · 1 Comment

Why Authors Should Read, Read, Read.

I don’t know how other authors find their muse, stay inspired and focused while they craft their 300-400 page megillah – for you non-Yiddish speakers, a megillah is slang for … Continue reading

September 26, 2016 · 2 Comments

Types of Heroes (Adapted from Chris Vogler, 1999, pp. 41–44) What kind of hero are you writing: Willing, active, gung-ho heroes: (Tarzan, King Arthur, Luke Skywalker, Wonder-woman) committed to the … Continue reading

September 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Chasing Bliss? Then Read This Book

  Most of us know Larry Brooks as a writing instructor extraordinaire and great fiction author, but we didn’t know him as relationship guru until now. Here’s my review of … Continue reading

August 25, 2016 · 2 Comments