A Story is a Promise


A Story 
is a Promise

A third edition of A Story is a Promise and Deep Characterization is now available. This new edition explores how some writers struggle because they make a main character an extension of the author to act out personal issues. A short video about the new work is available; a longer video is included with the book.

A Story is a Promise & Deep Characterization is available using this PayPal link. The cost of $17.95 includes media mail shipping in the United States.

Overseas mailing, including mailing to Canada, $24.95.
Essays on the Craft of Writing
About the Author

I've created a series of videos titled Oregon Writers Speak, which are also posted on YouTube. Here's my introduction to the video series.

Elizabeth Lyon speaks about writing query letters. Elizabeth is the author of Manuscript Makeover and Non-fiction Book Proposals Anybody Can Write.

Mike Thaler, author of The Teacher from the Black Lagoon and The Bully Brothers, takes viewers on a tour of his work studio.

Sandra Stone reads her award winning poetry on this video. In the category of Philosophic Lyric, her work has been named a distinguished entry for the 2010 Campbell Corner Prize.

Noted teacher Eric Witchey speaks about the craft of writing fiction.

Christina Katz speaks about her Northwest Author Series in this video. Christina is author of Writer Mama and Get Known Before the Book Deal.

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