Random Ramblings, Writing

Persistence and Author Amanda Brooke

This Twitter post came up on my Facebook feed this morning and I had to share it...on WordPress. ??? LOL (Yes, we live in a convoluted social media world.) https://twitter.com/AmandaBrookeAB/status/1067114345082101760 In the interest of full disclosure, I haven't read any of Amanda Brooke's books, yet. However, she seems to be a prolific writer. (She's about… Continue reading Persistence and Author Amanda Brooke

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Book Reviews, Random Ramblings, Writing

Audiobook Review: Save the Cat by Blake Snyder

Hubby and I finished listening to the audiobook of Save the Cat: The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need by Blake Snyder, published back in 2005. (I wrote about the "beats" of this book last Saturday.) I play at writing. My hubby doesn't. Neither of us has ANY interest in writing a screenplay. However, we both… Continue reading Audiobook Review: Save the Cat by Blake Snyder

NaNoWriMo, Random Ramblings, Writing

Blake Snyder’s Beat Sheets

I just finished listening to Chapter Four of Save the Cat by Blake Snyder. It has me completely intrigued with story structure. Story structure isn't a new concept, and his book is geared towards writing screenplays, but I find it fascinating that so many of my favorite movies—and books—fit within this structure. I've written hundreds of… Continue reading Blake Snyder’s Beat Sheets