Category Archives: Speaker

Courses, talks, workshops and classes I am able to give.

For Teens: Making the Scene

How having a fight can make your stories more interesting. This is a version of Story Architecture #1, aimed specifically at teen writers, who respond well when the focus is on…

Story Architecture – Phase 3: Dramatic Novels

In this advanced program I will draw the previously developed elements together. Participants will be expected to have some facility with writing both scenes and character stories – as described…

Engaging Teens in Creative Story Development

Let’s be honest, most teens do not dream of becoming authors and have neither the patience nor persistence required to learn to write well. But that doesn’t mean they can’t…

Creativity in practice: Understanding and harnessing your creative potential

For one of the most highly prized of all human attributes, creativity is one of the least well understood. Most people think you either have it or you don’t, but…

Story Architecture – Phase 2: Character Stories

In this intermediate program I will focus on expanding the fundamentals. Participants will be expected to have some facility with writing scenes and this program will focus on how scenes then…