Category Archives: SCWW

Save the Cat

by Rex Hurst, Columbia II Chapter Member Note: This blog post originally appeared on Dec. 6, 2015 on the Columbia Writers’ Workshop blog and can be found here. “Save the cat” is a term coined by the late Blake Snyder … Continue reading

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DO YOU HEAR VOICES? PART II: AUDIOBOOK LESSONS LEARNED By Linda Lovely

Part I of this blog discussed the growing audiobook market and the ACX.com matchmaker service the author used to find a narrator for her mystery, DEAR KILLER. Part II offers production advice to authors who are interested in recording their … Continue reading

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DO YOU HEAR VOICES? PART I: MAYBE YOUR READERS SHOULD, TOO By Linda Lovely

Do you hear voices? I do. My characters speak to me all the time. So it’s been great fun listening to the folks who live in my head actually talk out loud. No, I’m not nuts—well, no more so than … Continue reading

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Critique Circles: Trash and Treasure by Jodie Cain Smith

“I was right!  I am brilliant,” I thought to myself after presenting six pages of prose to my critique circle for the first time.  Earlier that evening as I read, my voice and hands competed for which could shake more. … Continue reading

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