Behind the Scenes

Here are links to a couple of articles I’ve shared with patrons about my life as a writer and my writing process.

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Paul’s writing journal: Sneaking up on creativity – I recap how things fell into place for me one day while writing a chapter in my latest book. And I consider what I learned about creativity.

Thinking inside the box: A counterintuitive approach to storytelling – Sometimes the most creative solutions come when we restrict our options. I give some examples.

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