Ley Esses

Ley is an editor and author of action/suspense novels.

S1E3 – Story Structure

Pixar’s story model:
Once upon a time there was a ____
Every day, ____
Until one day, _____
Because of that, _____
Because of that, _____
Until finally,______

S1E1 – Plotting vs. Pantsing

Hey, quick question: how do I plot a book?
Write down everything that happens in the story, then in the second draft make it look like you knew what you were doing all along. – Neil Gaiman

“The Talk”

As an author, there comes a moment when you must choose if you want to monetize your art.

A Whole New World

Creating believable worlds in fantasy or dystopian or what-have-you writing can help sell the reader on an otherwise unbelievable premise.

Writing Advice

Stop giving wholesale writing advice. Stop assuming you know what’s wrong with everyone’s writing.