You’re no longer staring at blank pages—you’ve filled them up with words. Happy dance! But now comes the reality check. Although your story was bright & shiny in your head, it’s a muddled mess on the page. That’s why you need a step-by-step system for how to edit a novel or screenplay into shape. If you’re ready to become your own developmental editor or script consultant today, buy this book now!
Tired of half-finished drafts and writing 1000s of words that go nowhere? Want to keep your story moving, instead of getting stuck? Then you’ll love this guide on how to outline a novel or screenplay. It’ll show you, step by step, how to make outlining work for you—whether you’re a plotter or a pantser. If you’re ready to unleash the power of outlining & finish your draft, buy this book now!
Go from dreaming about writing a screenplay to doing it! Learn how to write a screenplay with a “finish first” mindset + minimum viable preparation. This screenwriting guide will show you how. Covers topics like: finding time to write, screenplay format, story prep, writing without writer’s block, staying motivated & overcoming the inner critic. Buy now and get started on your movie script today.
Be excited to write. Be excited about your writing. With story structure, you can achieve both. Whether you’re a plotter or a pantser, whether you’re a novelist or screenwriter, story structure can help you (a) avoid getting stuck and (b) create a roller-coaster ride for your readers. This book will help you get there. You’ll never look at structure the same way again. Buy now and win at writing!
Story middles. Nightmare. You’ve got a lot of pages to fill…and only 1 thing to fill them with (your hero’s repeated attempts to achieve his goal). Without a plan, you’ll end up with a monotonous snooze fest. Buy this guide, learn 8 specific ways to zap the monotony (plus, the plot point that can take your story to the next level)…and say good-bye to sagging middles that put audiences to sleep!
Master story stakes, and keep readers up all night! How? Stakes create tension. To relieve this tension, readers must continue turning the pages of your screenplay or novel, till they reach the end. With this guide, you will learn about 11 types of story stakes, 8 ways to elicit extra emotion from the same set of stakes…plus specific strategies to raise the stakes (even when they’re already high!)
To become an “auto-buy” for 1000s of readers, or to get onto Hollywood’s speed dial, the grand finale of your novel or screenplay must thrill and delight. Filled with practical tips, this writing guide will show you how to build your climax on a sturdy foundation and fulfill the 2 criteria at the climax’s core. Plus, 3 tests your climax must pass to earn audiences’ enthusiastic seal of approval.
If the middle of your screenplay or novel (ie Act Two) has ever given you trouble, this is the book for you. The key is simple. Just figure out how Act Two ends. Ideally, your choice is filled with pain, emotion, and paradox—a powerful combination which re-engages audiences just when their interest is about to evaporate. This book will show you exactly what to do. Conquer Act Two for good, today!
Does Your Story Beginning Set You Up For Success…or Failure? The beginning of your story has to grab audiences. At the same time, it has to accomplish “slow” stuff, like establishing your premise and introducing your characters & the stakes. This is the marketing-plotting conundrum. This writing guide will show you how to solve it. Buy now and keep audiences hooked to your screenplay or novel!