Writing Education

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Intending to become a commercially successful author, I take studying the craft of writing very seriously.  Applying the same discipline I used when obtaining my MBA from Marquette University, I dedicate time to learning the fundamentals of excellent storytelling, including, but not limited to, structure, character arcs, and how to incite emotion within readers.  I’ve also learned a lot from editors (including a Harry Potter editor), agents, and successful authors by attending local and national conferences. 

Below are some of the best books I’ve studied that have shaped my writing so far: