Author Archives: 3by3 writing method

About 3by3 writing method

The author of 12 books, half of them textbooks, two novels and three self help. has struggled with his challenges of completion, distractions, plotting and writers block. Finally after getting stopped I stopped and analyzed what was going on and spent a lot of introspection, research and reading trying to locate the source of these issues. The result of was the 3by3 writing method - a three step program to start and then continue the process of completing a story all the way to publication.

Read what you wrote, not what you think you wrote – proof reading your stuff

It happens to everyone. You proof your work. You read it and re-read it. But unless you put a finger on every word (nearly impossible with touchscreens) you won’t find those missing/wrong words. There are some tricks to self-proof reading. … Continue reading

Posted in novels, self-publishing, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Writer – you can do better, read on

Yes, you’re a writer. You’ve sweated for years, worked on that story. Had friends and fellow writers critique it. I have news for you, but before I reveal my message here is a little story. I created a critique group … Continue reading

Posted in novels, self-publishing, The 3by3 writing method, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

writer’s conferences have people like you – writers

Going to a writer’s conference is fun, educational and full of information for the author looking toward traditional publishing as well as tips for the self-publisher. Writing is a difficult existence. You are alone. Doubts abound. It is good feeling … Continue reading

Posted in author, novels, self-publishing, The 3by3 writing method, writing | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Editors are so necessary for an author

There are several types of editors, but no matter where you are in your writing career, you will need an editor. No way can an author see or find all the typos, mis-matched words and plot points. In an even … Continue reading

Posted in novels, self-publishing, The 3by3 writing method, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

great writing websites

As I gather some new ideas for posts, here is a great website that lists the top 100 writing websites. http://thewritelife.com/100-best-websites-for-writers-2015/#.dbc2dd:B6qa

Posted in novels, self-publishing, The 3by3 writing method, writing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

active versus passive writing

I seem to write in the passive tense a lot. Constant revisions help locating these weak sentences. Here is an article that helps identify passive sentences. http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/grammar/active-voice-versus-passive-voice

Posted in author, novels, publishing, The 3by3 writing method, writing | Leave a comment

Coming back online

My apologies for the long absence. A lot of things have changed. We’ll get back to the concepts of writing – planning, plotting, writing, revising, marketing and selling, shortly. Steve

Posted in The 3by3 writing method | Leave a comment

Rick, Renee, and the Fat Man now available on Amazon Kindle

http://www.amazon.com/Rick-Renee-Fat-Man-laughs-ebook/dp/B00KA0BGAI/ref=sr_1_cc_1?s=aps&ie=UTF8&qid=1399904866&sr=1-1-catcorr&keywords=rick+renee+and+the+fat+man

Posted in The 3by3 writing method | Leave a comment

Finally – its done Rick, Renee, and the Fat Man

http://www.amazon.com/Rick-Renee-Fat-Steven-Browne/dp/0914499092/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1399784609&sr=8-2&keywords=steven+e+browne

Posted in The 3by3 writing method | 1 Comment

Overview of the writing, revision and publishing process

For those of you in the Southern California area I am giving a three hour presentation of how to plan, finish and then get your book published. It will be a very intense, detailed talk about the process of getting … Continue reading

Posted in The 3by3 writing method | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment