As a writing instructor and author, Carolyn brings a unique perspective to understanding and crafting crime novels. She shares her unique insights and explains the difference between mystery and suspense in this in-depth interview.
Listen in to a lively conversation with the multi-talented writer and director of the twisty indie horror flick COME BACK TO ME. Paul unpacks his writing process and offers advice for those hoping to break into the industry.
As an actor, author, and former Disney Imagineer who came up with the idea for the Tower of Terror, McNair has spoken on creativity and performed in 33 countries. His insights into imagination will inspire you, whatever project you might be working on. Listen in and be inspired.
Veteran Hollywood executive Steve LaRue has worked at Paramount, NBC/Universal and 20th Century Fox where he championed such series as Battlestar Galactica, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The X-Files, The Simpsons, King of the Hill, Ally McBeal, and Farscape. He gives invaluable insights on pitches, passion, and how to break into the industry.
Since 1985 Michael has been one of the top coaches and story experts in Hollywood. He has consulted on projects starring (among many others) Will Smith, Morgan Freeman, Julia Roberts, Tom Cruise and Reese Witherspoon.
Special deal: listeners of the show can click to www.storymastery.com/6stagechart for a free copy of Michael’s guide to the 6 stages of a Hollywood blockbuster story!
Join us as Katia shares her thoughts on story craft and idea germination as she discusses her latest thriller, A Map of the Dark, which she wrote under the pen name Karen Ellis. Learn techniques to improve your novel or short story, no matter what stage you’re in.
Nationally acclaimed author Carter Wilson takes us deep into the world of suspense as he discusses his latest chiller Mister Tender’s Girl, inspired by the Slender Man attacks. You’ll also learn tips on telling bedtime stories to your children from a premier storyteller.
With sales of over 12 million copies, John is one of the leading suspense writers in the world. A master of the craft, he is also the co-president of International Thriller Writers, the premier organization worldwide for authors of suspense and thrillers.
As one of the top action and military thriller writers in the country and co-author of three novels with legendary novelist Tom Clancy, Mark shares his insights on writing killer fight scenes, researching international thrillers, and climbing into the mind of an assassin.
E. Lockhart is the author of the New York Times bestseller We Were Liars, discusses her latest novel Genuine Fraud, a story told backward. Get the inside scoop on how she crafted this unique story.