I have an app on my phone to keep the notes on my ideas. I also use paper journals. How do you keep track of your ideas?

  Imagine that your novel gets a $176 mil. movie budget. Once you recover from the expensive champagne and endorphin induced hangover, you suddenly realize that your story is half-baked at best! Huge gauges peer at you from the pages of your manuscript in plot (characters do things for no apparent reason), structure (climatic sequence […]

  Imagine that your novel gets a $176 mil. movie budget. Once you recover from the expensive champagne and endorphin induced hangover, you suddenly realize that your story is half-baked at best! Huge gauges peer at you from the pages of your manuscript in plot (characters do things for no apparent reason), structure (climatic sequence […]

Sometimes I wonder where our stories come from. There are stories that result from a little inspiration and a lot of hard work. Others, like the ‘Suburban Evil’, write themselves. One day I opened a new word document, put my fingertips on the keys, and wrote about Arthur Coppola, a lawyer strangely obsessed with domestic […]