The Write Place

For Writers with More Passion than Pocketbook


Supercharge Your Dialogue

Great dialogue makes great characters shine. Poorly written or merely "adequate" dialogue can make them seem cardboard or cartoonish. This course will help you sharpen your dialogue skills and make your story memorable for all the right reasons.


Question Me a Crime Novel

Get the first draft of your mystery, thriller, or suspense novel finished with this nuts & bolts workshop. Learn practical, step-by-step strategies to take you from idea to completed first draft. A self-study course for pantsers and plotters.


Sell Your Books, Not Your Soul

Love to write but hate book marketing and promotion? This self-study course will teach you to build an author platform and connect with readers using your individual strengths and interests. 


Building Your Author Platform

This course will teach you a variety of tactics and strategies to build a loyal readership and sell more books.


Build Your Own Author Website

A low-cost alternative to hiring an expensive web designer, this self-study course will teach you the basics of creating and maintaining a WordPress author website.

Supercharge Your Writing

I'm looking for a few good crime fiction writers (mystery, thriller, suspense, or literary) to join me on a journey toward excellence. We'll deconstruct top contemporary crime novels to learn story structure, dialogue, exposition, subtext, and more.