What is plot?


What is the difference between plot and story? Why does it matter? Knowing the answer might take your writing to the next level.


Three kinds of short story

Craft article

It’s like watching a three cup trickster at work. You can follow obvious moves along every step of the way but somehow the work that leads to the outcome happens outside of observation. Still, like any sucker, I can’t help but look and look.


Tools for writing

Various delightful projects

When I should be writing, I often build tools instead. Eric Hayot calls this kind of thing virtuous procrastination. Still, I get to use – and share – the results.