Guest Post: Writing a Series by J.M. Hackman

J.M. Hackman is on the blog today! She’s the author of the Firebrand Chronicles, a portal fantasy series for teens. The final book in the series, Burn, releases on May 26th. J.M.’s graciously offered to share her experience writing a series from start to finish. Please welcome J.M. Hackman! When I first started writing Spark,Continue reading “Guest Post: Writing a Series by J.M. Hackman”

Teaching Resource: World Building

This is the fourth set in a series resources for beginning fiction writers. The series was inspired by the free Pixar storytelling course on Khan Academy. If you’d like to know more about this teaching resource series, check out the first post here. And May the 4th be with you! 😉 View additional teaching resourcesContinue reading “Teaching Resource: World Building”

Teaching Resource: Character Development

This is the third set in a series of worksheets for beginning fiction writers. The series was inspired by the free Pixar storytelling course on Khan Academy. It’s suitable for students in middle grade and high school, and even beginning adult writers. If you’d like to know more about this teaching resource series, check outContinue reading “Teaching Resource: Character Development”