H. R. D’Costa
Author of Sizzling Story Outlines (Voted #1 Plotting Tool)
Story Structure + Stakes Expert from scribemeetsworld.com
Talks covered by this speaker
Achieve 5-Star Writing With the 5 S's: The Essential Storytelling Skills to Master to Level Up Your Writing and Increase Your Joy (And Income) As a Writer
Categories covered by H. R.
About this Speaker
A graduate of Brown University, H. R. D’Costa almost became a lawyer—twice—because it seemed easier and less scary than doing what she really wanted: to be a writer.
However, once she committed to her writing dream, she started to apply the analytical mind (which got her into law school) to the art of storytelling.
In essence, she went on a multi-year quest where she analyzed 100s of movies, screenplays, and novels in order to understand what it takes to writing a gripping story.
Now, she’s on a mission to create mindset and plotting resources that will enable novelists and screenwriters to hold fast to their writing dreams…even when life tells them to let go.
Resources such as: the Ultimate Story Structure Worksheet (download over 37,000 times by writers from around the world); deep-dive writing guides like Story Stakes (“a must-have in your top 10 books on writing” ~ Amazon reviewer); and her online course Smarter Story Structure (which “can take a WIP up a level or two” ~ historical-fiction author Rupert Colley).
To learn more about these resources—designed to help you hold fast to your writing dream—she invites you to visit her website scribemeetsworld.com
PRAISE FOR H. R. D’COSTA
“Your books were the key for me to finish my drafts. I’m a beginner, but you made me feel capable of writing the stories I want to share, with confidence. I don’t have enough words to thank you! You are one of the reasons for me to reach my dream.”
~ C. J. Lamb, urban-fantasy author
“These are some of the best books I’ve read about writing. I wish I found them before! My plotting process is no longer scattered, I don’t cycle back and forth because I forgot something or things don’t work.”
~ Anna Flakk, author of the urban-fantasy novel A Wicked Chance
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