In Part One: the Vlog, I write about meeting my agent Jill Corcoran of the Herman Agency. Jill's enthusiasm radiates from her in the words she speaks and the pitches she writes. The day I met her at a weekend writers retreat lasted until after dark. A month or so later, I was lucky enough to hang out with her for nearly a week during one of my plot retreat in the redwoods. I found her to be even more knowledgeable and energetic and generous than the 1st time I met her. I love her heart and how much she loves books and writing and poetry and authors and what I teach.
In response to pitching mainstream, national publishers for the second edition of Blockbuster Plots Pure and Simple, Jill immediately received two offers. The choice was not a difficult one to make. The acquisition editor of Adams Media came back not with an offer for the 2nd edition to BBP but instead with a request for a book based on this blog. Now that wisp of inspiration is The Plot Whisperer: Secrets of the Universal Story Structure Any Writer Can Master
For immediate tips about the Universal Story and writing a novel, memoir or screenplay, visit Plot Series: How Do I Plot a Novel, Memoir, Screenplay? on YouTube. A directory of all the steps to the series is to the right of this post. Enjoy!