When I was a little girl, my father, a dentist, used to travel to dental conventions around the world. From his travels, he would bring me back little trinkets and gifts. A doll, a genie lamp. A piece of petrified coral, a new dress. But my favorite of the presents he brought me was a … Continue reading Treasure

How Many “Master Plots” Have I Written?

I'm looking at a fascinating book for writers called 20 Master Plots: And How to Build Them by Ronald B. Tobias (here's the link on Amazon). While scrolling through the table of contents, I realized I've used some of these themes, and thought it would be fun to list them here on my blog. The ones I … Continue reading How Many “Master Plots” Have I Written?