Find your next book with our Recent Reads Guide

By Rebecca Zornow Come find your next read with this guide of 14 books, most of them published within the last 12 months, and all recently read by me. The books are organized by category: Fiction, Nonfiction, and Other (e-books, young adult, collections, and scripts). Find your niche and pick your new friend. Also, if … Continue reading Find your next book with our Recent Reads Guide

Build a Dynamic Plot Using a Beat Sheet

You know in Jurassic Park when Dr. Grant walks into his dig site trailer to find Hammond’s already made himself at home and it was his helicopter that threatened to rebury the dinosaur skeleton? That’s the Catalyst. Once Grant and Hammond meet, there’s no going back. Only onward to the island of dinos and dangers. In Aladdin, … Continue reading Build a Dynamic Plot Using a Beat Sheet