Tag: Aaron Gansky

Author Spotlight: James Brown

Author Spotlight: James Brown

It’s been some time since I’ve done an author spotlight, but after meeting up with an old professor of mine, I decided to regale you with another installment of my Author Spotlight feature. James Brown is the author of the memoirs This River and The Los 

Character Creation Process

Character Creation Process

Steve and Heather talk about how to build characters that are memorable and authentic.

Character Psychology 101

Character Psychology 101

Aaron Gansky is joined by novelist Alton Gansky and Maya Goode to talk Character Psychology.

Penning the Perfect Title

Penning the Perfect Title

Steve and Aaron discuss how to pen the perfect title for your novel.

Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 Rules for Writing Fiction – Pt 2

Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 Rules for Writing Fiction – Pt 2

Welcome back to Firsts in Fiction! This is the exciting conclusion of last week’s episode discussing the 8 rules for writing fiction from Kurt Vonnegut. Andrew Panebianco joined to talk about Vonnegut’s rules.

Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 Rules for Writing Fiction – Pt1

Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 Rules for Writing Fiction – Pt1

Andrew Panebianco joins us this week to talk about Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 rules for writing fiction.

Roundtable Discussion–Live from BRMCWC

Roundtable Discussion–Live from BRMCWC

I tell people to copy the masters. Not to plagiarize, but to study the masters, to see what they do, to analyze them. When you can copy the technique, your skill will develop. But you need to remember that you need to bring your own voice, your own vision, to develop your own story.

Momentum

Momentum

Our goal as writers is to achieve the proper amount of momentum in the discipline of our craft and within the pages of our fiction.

Author Spotlight: Lindsey Bell

Author Spotlight: Lindsey Bell

Been quite some time since I’ve brought you all an Author Spotlight. I wanted to share Lindsey Bell with you and her book Searching for Sanity: 52 Insights from the Parents of the Bible. In addition to being a writer, she’s also a stay-at-home mother 

Reading Like a Writer

Reading Like a Writer

This week, Steve, Heather, and Aaron take a look at how to read like a writer.