Literary Liaisons

A blog about writing and all things story…

Interview—Larry Brooks & Joanna Penn

Is the question at the heart of your story interesting? Is it important to the story? Is a scene a chapter? Are all chapters one scene? Certainly things to ponder … Continue reading

January 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

Mining History for Back-story — Pirate’s Treasure

Neahkahnie’s Black Demon (re-post from my site) Portland Oregon was home. Most of the year was spent working at dad’s shoe repair shop, but for a few years –the … Continue reading

January 14, 2015 · 2 Comments

Pixar’s Rules 4 Storytelling

I had to share this with you. Below is an excerpt from an article on the NY Film Academy website titled, Pixar’s Rules For Great Storytelling by Nick Zurko Without … Continue reading

January 10, 2015 · 3 Comments

Meet The Author

Ten years ago I was in search of a writer’s community on the east side. Someone mentioned  Third Place Commons in Lake Forrest Park. I started attending weekly writer’s workshops, … Continue reading

January 2, 2015 · 2 Comments

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