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WTHeck is a Chain Story?

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Story Types

A chain story is my personal favorite type of predictable story structure. Here’s what it is, with some great examples.

GSB Guest Blog Guidelines

This entry is part 14 of 14 in the series Community

Whether you are in the midst of a blog tour or just wanting to share your thoughts, GSB welcomes you. Here’s the skinny on GSB’s Guest Blog Guidelines.

WTHeck is a Familiar Sequence Book?

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Story Types

What exactly is a Familiar Sequence Book and why would you want to write one? Here’s the scoop on what this story form is, what it isn’t, and why they’re loved by kids and teachers alike.

The Stonecutter

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Great Old Stories

The Stonecutter is an old folktale you might update, adapt and illustrate. This is a Chain Story, a.k.a. Circular Story, with a powerful message. It’s one of my favorites, but seriously needs an update.

The Fisherman and His Wife

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Great Old Stories

The Fisherman and His Wife is an old folktale you might update, adapt and illustrate. This is a Chain Story, a.k.a. Circular Story, with a powerful message.

How to Really Write Every Day

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Writer's Block

If you can’t find the time to write, here’s my best fix for that. Find out how to write every single day no matter how crazy your schedule.

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