creative process

  • Human? Then You’re a Natural Storyteller

    Storyteller: (n) a person who tells stories. Well, that was easy, right. If you tell stories, then you’re a storyteller! Catch you later. Kidding. If you write novels or screenplays, then it’s pretty clear. You tell stories. But storytelling is more a part of all of our lives than we realize. In the first Storyed […]

  • Unleash Your Creativity by Limiting Yourself

    Recently I set out to write a new web series. But unlike most spec work that I do, this series is heading to production. That means it had some limitations, mostly the budget. It’s almost non-existent. That meant I was limited to very few characters (because characters translate to actors who translate into steep costs), […]

  • You’re not Stephen King

    Yet. I think one day, you totally can be as great or even better. Here’s why I’m saying this to you right now. Someone stumbled on an article about common mistakes new writers make — mistakes that make it really easy for editors to toss you into the no pile — and she was incensed. I’ll […]

  • Anything Can Be

    Listen to all the naysayers, says Shel Silverstein — but then, listen closer to the real truth about impossible and possible.

  • Toiling In Obscurity

    Toiling in obscurity, if nothing else, means that you’re working and doing what you love. It also has a surprising benefit that you lose with fame.