Whether you are writing a speech, a memoir, a novel or non-fiction, you’re going to need a narrative arc. This structural trajectory has been with us for over 3000 years; I’m confident it’s not going anywhere any time soon! The narrative arc is the framework on which your story hangs.  Let’s face it: as soon […]

10 Writing Tips from Legendary Writing Teacher William Zinsser I’m beginning to wonder how it is possible that I managed to successfully navigate a thirty-year publishing career without having actually read William Zinsser.  Of course I had heard of On Writing Well, but amongst the dozens of writing manifestos I have read and recommended over […]