Posts by R. M. Almeida

My Ode to My Wife

I wrote a poem for my wife. Not just any poem, but lyrics for a song. It has been over...

How an Image Can Sell Your Book

I just received an email from Martin Cavannagh from Reedsy about book covers. It was a simple, concise letter that reminded...

The Hero’s Journey: A Measure of Success

Tonight’s workshop at Barnes & Noble, Summerlin was a measure of success. By the looks of our workshop attendees, I...

The Hero’s Journey: Storytelling 101, the Big Day

The day is here. Our first night of a packed venue, our second Meetup at Barnes & Noble, Summerlin. We...

Writer’s Workshops: A Way for Writers to Meet…IN PERSON

Writer’s Workshops: A Way for Writers to Meet…IN PERSON

I checked how long it has been since I made my last post and was appalled. My last post was...

The Personal Experiences of a Writer

The Personal Experiences of a Writer

I refuse to allow another week to transpire without publishing something of significance to this blog. I am still editing past...

Creative Series Blog: July 2, 2017

Creative Series Blog: July 2, 2017

Today’s Creative Series blog post will be available tomorrow. My apologies. A number of errors were discovered in many of...

Creative Series IV: Mastering Dialogue

There are no perfect words to bestow upon characters that we create.

Creative Series IV: Populating Our Story with Characters

This part of our Creative Series will cover characters. Characters are a very important part of every good story. Characters...

Creative Series IV: Meeting Your Muse

Today is the day that we meet our muse. What I will be doing from this point to the end of the series, is creating a storyline and finished product online. For the next few parts in our series, we will literally create a story from this blog, using all of the tools that we have covered.