Revision Madness

In working recently with a gifted screenplay writer on the revision of one of his scripts, I realized that there’s a common psychological path when it comes to revision (whether it’s a novel, memoir or screenplay) that shows up with all my clients. First let me make it clear that as a writing coach, I […]

Writing and Psychic Channeling

    What would happen if you combined novel, memoir or screenplay writing with psychic channeling? Could you psychically explore your protagonist to get down to the core of his or her belief system? Could you channel a plot? Don’t many famous writers say that they feel like they’re “channeling” when they write, with information […]

Hold It ‘Til It Hurts

Art of Storytelling Coach and Editor Jon Sternfeld was the agent for T. Geronimo Johnson’s novel Hold It ‘Til It Hurts, which was nominated today for the PEN/Faulkner award. Here’s the novel blurb: When Achilles Conroy and his brother Troy return from a tour of duty in Afghanistan, their white mother presents them with the […]