Working with an Editor

  This week, I sit down with Mat Morris, of Author Strong Podcast, to have a conversation about what an author should prepare before working with an editor--if anything. We have a great, open conversation, and you get to be the...

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Flash Tip: Group Projects

I've noticed in several manuscripts recently that writers are sometimes afraid to show the reader what the hero and her team are planning to do, especially when our hero is about to go into the climactic battle. When you need the group to...

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Flash Tip: Frypan to Fire

  In today's Flash Tip, I discuss a common pitfall we writer's face and offer an easy trick to avoid it. Aum... Join the conversation at the Story Works Writers Facebook group and share your personal pitfalls and how you avoid...

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Reader Empathy

  Alida explains why your story will fail if you don't write in such a way that you engage reader's empathy. Watch the Embody Your Character video here. Have thoughts, comments, or questions? Post them below in the comments section or...

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Flash Tip: !!!!!

In this week’s Flash Tip, Alida addresses gratuitous punctuation and offers an easy solution to overusing exclamation points.

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Hooks & Endnotes

This week, Alida discusses the common problems of writing past your hooks & killing your endnotes. Not sure what a hook is or why you need one? Watch & learn!

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