Posts Tagged ‘Robin Perini’

New Website – New Blog

February 12, 2011

Hi everyone.  Thanks for coming to this site over the last bit.  I’ve now integrated my blog into my new website.  Still working on the website, but the blog is up and running.  My website is

www.robinperini.com

My blog is at http://www.robinperini.com/for-writers/writers-notes-by-robin-blog

Hope you enjoy it.

Happy Writing,
Robin

To Plot or Not to Plot? Find YOUR Way!

August 30, 2010

This has been an interesting week for me in the writing department.  I’ve been working on a proposal for the second book in a series while editors are considering the first book.  I want to have the proposal ready to go as soon as possible, and have been working on it for a while.  The issue: they’ve been the toughest beginning chapters I’ve ever written.  Truthfully, in the past, the first three chapters usually came pretty easy for me…once I’ve plotted a story out.  So what’s my problem this time?

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New Tricks

August 16, 2010

I’ve been around the writing block more than once…but I’ve yet to see my book on a bookshelf.  Why, you might ask?  I’ve asked myself that question more times than I’d like–and others have asked it of me.  I believe I can string sentences together pretty well; I have a fantastic critque group; I studied the craft.  I’ve even had a few people credit me with helping them push their way from unsold to sold.  So why haven’t I sold a book yet?  And more importantly, why have I kept writing? (more…)

Podcast – Episode 1 – Making Characters Three Dimensional With Goals

January 31, 2009

Episode 1 - Developing Three Dimensional Characters With Goals

Episode 1 - Developing Three Dimensional Characters With Goals

This is the first of a series of podcasts I have recorded on elements of writing.  This podcast is a little over 30 minutes long and discusses how Character’s Goals can be leveraged to further braid character and plot, as well as add dimension to your characters.

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Welcome to Writer’s Notes by Robin – The Most Important Thing I Know

November 15, 2008

Hi everyone.  Well, this is my first foray into blogging.  Until May of this year, I was finishing up my MBA and there are only so many things one can do.  However, now that my MBA is complete, I can focus more on my writing career.  I’ve spent the last few months catching up with life after four years of taking classes at night.

I really do love studying the craft of writing. For the last decade or so, I’ve been part of an amazing journey called Discovering Story Magic (www.discoveringstorymagic.com).  (more…)