How to Write

Blast From the Past! Tim Minear Answers My Question on Writing

The year was 2005 and I had made my way to Los Angeles for the Screenwriting Expo and loads of screen themed fun. The highlight of the event was taking this class from the man Tim Minear, the force behind Angel, Wonderfalls, and oh yes, American Horror Story. Long story short: we got to ask questions, and mine - "what do you look for in a writer?" - got picked up by the YouTube: (more…)

By L Fabry, ago
How to Write

Writing Inspiration: Never Aired Interview

Hello all, welcome to another post on writing inspiration. In a search to find people to review my novel, I came across a site with a form to fill out in order to submit. I "carefully" filled it out and sent it in, only to find the site hadn't been updated in several months. Not wanting to deprive the public of my "wisdom," I've posted the interview in its entirety below. Enjoy and please accept my preemptive apologies. (more…)

By L Fabry, ago
How to Write

Writing Tips: How to Keep Your Characters From Sounding Alike

I’ve had nothing but good experiences with my writer’s group at the Houston Writers Guild. The comments and feedback of peers is crucial to the process and great for real time writing tips. If you need real time help on how to write and other writing tips, this is highly recommended. During these circles, one of the comments I find myself giving most is that the characters in the story all sound alike. (more…)

By L Fabry, ago
How to Write

How to Write: Bowker ISBN Info

Hello all, Continuing in my quest to show myself and others how to write, I came across the Q&A from the Bowker webinar regarding their ISBN and related services. Full disclosure: I have vicariously bought an ISBN from Bowker before from a friend who bought in bulk and sold the rest. (more…)

By L Fabry, ago