Master Class: Lesson 6

Today’s lesson was about giving characters their wants and letting those desires drive the story. The assignment has to do with writing down all the needs of the characters in the novel I’m working on. Since that is… Read More

Master Class: Lesson 5

“And then what happened?” Lesson 5 was about story and plot, about “what happens next?” that most elemental of questions. I’m quite good at plotting – this class is tailored more toward beginning writers – but I did… Read More

Master Class: Lesson 3

The third assignment for our workbook is to take a fairy tale and turn around the roles of protagonist and antagonist. The idea for a reversed Snow White came to me so quickly and so fully that I… Read More

Master Class: Lesson 2

A workbook or journal is part of the Neil Gaiman Master Class I’m taking so I’ve decided to put mine here in the blog. Lesson 2 is about honesty in writing and how being honest can add a… Read More