Teacher. Published author. Hiker. Guy who lives in a bus and has eighteen pets. Also, a guy who now makes videos!
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These will help you put together a whole new world, from protagonists to supporting characters, to world-building.
Activities to help you smile while you work. Love what do you, gang.
Use these three fun, interactive activities to build a heart wrenching and rewarding conflict. In this video, you'll learn to generate tension, grow your protagonist, and drive the plot to its conclusion. I bet you'll have fun too!
These videos will really help you kill two birds with one stone (don't worry, no birds were harmed in the making of any of these VEGAN recipes!). Here, we'll actually cook together, but the ingredients and dishes are far from traditional. In each video, I'll cover a different aspect of a story, and give you one great, reliable recipe to create that aspect. Before you know it, you'll be cooking up likable antagonists, supporting characters that pop, and every other literary dish you could want. I also include the actual FOOD recipe used in the descriptions, so there's that, too.
Dual purpose videos that leave you with effective new writing strategies, AND delicious vegan dishes
Cook up another aspect of your incredible story with me! If you want to learn the ingredients of a functional and emotional conflict (or if you want a cool vegan chicken recipe) click away!
This series is all about what NOT to do. Come with me on a trip down trope lane in different genres across literature. In each episode, I bring some of the biggest offenders of cringe-worthy content to life. All tropes are based on personal experience and research.
Get your writing rocks off with overblown demonstrations of some of the worst writing offenses.
What could be harder than creating an entire fictional world, complete with complex characters, conflict, and emotion? Doing all that in 20.000 words or less. Welcome to the gauntlet of the short story. This video is dedicated to horriblehistoriesmemes for suggesting the idea and connecting me with gsce students in England who need to write short stories for their exams!
In this series, I offer tips that I wish someone had given ME, when I first started writing. Take these tips to heart, and save yourself a ton of trouble on your own creative journey.
Learn tips and tricks of the trade from a writer who's done h far share of stumbling around.
The first video in this series is all about a writer's mindset. These five simple tips will help you get you ready for the mental hurdles of pursuing writing as a career.
Strap in and get ready really light a fire under both our manuscripts- er- asses. In these videos, I rapid-fire as many tips about a particular writing topic as I can in two minutes.
Writing tips. Fast. Get ready for learning and laughter in a more concentrated dose than ever.
Spend 2 minutes on improving yourself! Learn how to generate tension and drive your plot with an excellent conflict in a concentrated dose of writing help and humor!
There are a few things that set our lifestyle apart from the average person's. We live in a converted schoolbus. I work remotely as a ghostwriter. We have nineteen pets. These videos will cover the crazy expectations people have about these alternative lifestyle choices, and the even crazier truths.
Sometimes people expect the ridiculous. Sometimes the truth is even crazier.
Ever wonder what it means when someone says they're a "writer"? What? you've never heard someone say that? Preposterous. Let me know you anyway. We're talking deadlines, making ends meet, alcohol, and more in this one.
And I love it! My wife and I spent two years converting a Bluebird schoolbus into a full-time home. This is where you'll find videos of the ongoing trials and triumphs that come with skoolie (schoolbus conversion) life.
Buslife central. These videos are all about the "Roadside" part of my videos!
My premier skoolie travel video. This one chronicles not only Katie and my fist week living on the road in our skoolie, but the importance of getting out as a writer. What better way to build a world than to get out in the one we have now?
The payoff for all of our hard work on the plumbing
After months spent gathering diesel in canisters and trickle charging batteries, our skoolie Penelope purrs louder than ever!
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