Writing with Heart
A blog about writing confidently and living adventurously
Tell Your Origin Story:
Barry Lopez: The world is held together with stories and compassion.
We all have an origin story (a term from comic books). They need to understand how they got their superpowers. These superheroes had problems like humans and responded like humans. Over time it became...
Struggling to find your author voice in memoir or nonfiction? This 30-minute video will help you write a book and become a published author.
Brad Wetzler, author, journalist, award-winning editor, book writing coach, and yoga/mindfulness teacher, presents a 30-minute write course on how to write more powerful scenes and anecdotes in memoir and nonfiction.
In this 30-minute nonfiction and memoir instructional video, writing teacher and book writing coach Brad Wetzler discusses tangible ways that writers can clean up their sentences and write more powerfully.
Here are a few concepts that Brad discusses:
1. Lean on strong...
In this 30-minute writing tutorial, writing teacher and book writing coach Brad Wetzler discusses the difference between showing and telling in narrative writing and how to write in a more embodied way.
Here are a few of the concepts Brad Wetzler addresses:
1. What is...
Struggling to write a nonfiction book or memor? In this video, writing teacher Brad Wetzler discusses his VAST Method of Narrative Writing. It will help you make progress, finish, and publish your book.
In this 30-minute writing lesson, writing teacher and book writing coach Brad Wetzler discusses various techniques writers can use to turn our complex human personalities into coherent characters that the reader can make sense of and follow through the course of a story.
I want to tell you about a book that, each time I open it, makes me a better writer. You probably haven’t heard of it, or of the author, Ted Solotaroff. It’s not a best-seller like Bird by Bird or a popular favorite like Stephen King’s On Writing. In fact,...