September 2018

Stay Motivated when Writing…Write your WHOLE Novel in ONE NIGHT!

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  See Transcript Below: This is how ALL authors write a great book: They want to be a writer, always have, but they’ve never gotten their BIG BREAK. Suddenly, something dramatic happens in their lives, and it inspires the great story idea that’s always been just out of reach. In a moment of muse possession, they sit down and spit out the book… …IN ONE NIGHT. Forget hard-work, discipline, or road-blocks – all you need… Read More »Stay Motivated when Writing…Write your WHOLE Novel in ONE NIGHT!

8 Questions to Ask of the Best Authors

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You know, I get a little too caught up sometimes in dissecting books and trying to figure them out from the inside out, piece by piece. But it’s also important to look at them as a whole. Because even if all the pieces are perfect, that doesn’t mean the whole has turned out great. It’s important, when studying stories, to look at the greats: the old greats, those whose works have stood the test of… Read More »8 Questions to Ask of the Best Authors

A Cinderella with a Sense of Humor: The Little Glass Slipper

This is Charles Perrault’s brilliant “Cinderella,” as translated by Andrew Lang in his famous Blue Fairy Book, matched mostly with the original, gorgeously delicate illustrations of Henry Justice Ford. I LOVE Cinderella! As probably my favorite fairy tale of all time, it’s fitting that this is the first I completed in this slideshow series. What other fairy tales would you like to see, and what versions of those tales? Do you know of any obscure fairy… Read More »A Cinderella with a Sense of Humor: The Little Glass Slipper

It's Not ORIGINAL – How to Write an Organic Story

My new series on Writing! So excited for this debut video – I’ve been wanting to do this for awhile. I’ll still be publishing the Disney series. One writing video a week, and one Disney Video every other week. If you want to see when I publish new videos, you can subscribe to my channel, CinderellaReads. Please feel free to share if you enjoy the info, and to let me know if you have any… Read More »It's Not ORIGINAL – How to Write an Organic Story