Literary Liaisons

A blog about writing and all things story…

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

Trust Your Writing: Similes & Metaphors

Trust Your Writing: Similes & Metaphors Recently I read a book that disappointed me. Don’t you hate when you finish a novel and you want your time back? I do. It … Continue reading

December 30, 2015 · 3 Comments

Writing From the Inside Out, (guest post) by Bill Johnson

I don’t often reblog someone else’s entire post on my blog, but I loved this post by Bill Johnson and had to share; “Well told stories are created with scenes … Continue reading

August 28, 2015 · 1 Comment

Does Storytelling Structure Matter?

I’ve been doing a lot of reading lately in preparation for the rewrite of my next novel, Garden of Lies. I’ve already written the (warning, swear word) first shitty draft, … Continue reading

August 24, 2015 · 2 Comments

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