The Saturday Storyteller

Craft a story that connects with readers

Every Saturday morning, you’ll get creative tips on plot & character development for your fiction writing.

Previous issues of The Saturday Storyteller

TSS #018:Are You Guilty of Hoarding This Valuable Asset?

TSS #018:Are You Guilty of Hoarding This Valuable Asset?

Read Time: 2 minutesI married a bone collector. This revelation came to light when I opened a drawer and discovered a pile of teeth. Apparently my wife had been saving our children’s baby teeth. Teeth are not really bones but they might as well be. They look like...

TSS #17: How to Find Your Writing Voice Without a Single Keystroke

TSS #17: How to Find Your Writing Voice Without a Single Keystroke

Read Time: 4 minutesWould you rather be famous for: 1/ WHAT you write about    or2/ HOW your voice sings on the page Both can be yours. Because cadence can elevate your category beyond countless wordsmiths fighting for attention. Thus how your voice sings can amplify...

TSS #016: Overcome Writer’s Block Anytime Using this Simple Move

TSS #016: Overcome Writer’s Block Anytime Using this Simple Move

Read Time: 2+ minutesI look like a rabid beast when I dance. Legs twitch. Elbows fly. Hips don’t lie. What’s crazy is that I feel the music — except that feeling translates into movement that could hurt somebody. Also I look stupid dancing and I hate looking stupid....

TSS #014: The Missing Piece You Need to Fast-Track Your Craft

TSS #014: The Missing Piece You Need to Fast-Track Your Craft

Read Time: 2 minutesI must accept the feedback you gave me. Because in last week’s survey... You said what you’d like to see from me in the future: Yes on more fiction writing tips Yes on personal & creative insights Yes on fiction writing class under $1MM You...

TSS #013: 6 Mind Tricks that Make Readers Love Your Writing

TSS #013: 6 Mind Tricks that Make Readers Love Your Writing

Read Time: 4 minutesDo it. Please… There, I just gave you one mind trick in the above lines. I just gave you another. Are they working? I just did it again. Fine. No more games. Because you’re here to unlock the writing secrets that compel reading spells. So without...