Module Three in Donald's storyline conference is called, "Inciting Incidents." The writer in me loves the alliteration in those two words and I also like that the first word is often a misnomer used by little kids for "exciting." It's a cute play on words. In stories, characters don't take action unless they have to. … Continue reading What If?
I just published an article on Bucket List Publications, an online magazine that is all about people accomplishing their dreams. Lesley Carter, the editor, encourages you to submit your own bucket list. Through donations from investors, Lesley helps people cross off an item on their bucket lists. She's a legit traveler in the field of … Continue reading Bucket Lists
I attended Donald Miller's Storyline Conference in Portland on Monday and Tuesday. Paul told me to forget all responsibilities and go. So, I went. The title (like many of Donald's titles) is confusing. It implies that the conference is for writers, but it's not. The goal of the conference is to use what writers know … Continue reading Brainstorming My Backstory