Introducing Fiction Writing Coaching Services
Your Story Buddy is my new one-on-one personalized creative writing coaching service for fiction, memoir, and creative non-fiction. Over the course of an hour, I’ll guide you to discover ways to strengthen the storytelling bones of your piece, excavate and construct buried, fragmented thematic opportunities, coax out undeveloped character depth and motivation, and more.
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My Latest Creative Work
In Light of the Outsider, desperate people unite to rescue a kidnapped infant prince before ethnic, international, and magical pressures can threaten the entire continent. It’s a character-driven fantasy adventure / thriller hybrid with touches of noir and cosmic horror. And even though it’s the first of a trilogy, the book stands on its own.
Scribtotum is My Blog
I strive to share my experiences as an independent creator with the perspective of a veteran beginner. Whenever I can teach or share, I write a blog post.
The Big Plan is how, over the next seven years, I will make things, find success, and stay healthy and sane in the process. Learn why I’m doing it, all the details, and why it’s important to me and could be for you, too.
All about Your Story Buddy, my new one-on-one coaching service for fiction and creative non-fiction authors at all levels, and the inspirations behind it.
How I raised over $700.00 to help finance my novel — without Kickstarter, Indiegogo, or Amazon pre-orders.
Author and creator Matthew Wayne Selznick shares the story of the long road from conception to publication of his novel Light of the Outsider.
All about my new Sovereign Era short story, “The News From Bewilder Pond.” Pre-order from Amazon.com and it’s yours to read instantly on December 17, 2019.
This one’s for my mother.
A moment of gratitude and recognition for my tiny steadfast circle of patrons.
I changed my stance and my strategy when it comes to my self-published e-books.
Sonitotum is My Podcast
When I want to talk about making things, finding success however we each define it, and staying healthy and sane in the process, I record an episode.
Time to check in with me on how things are going with The Big Plan, and other stuff and things…
I’ve been building toward this for months. In this Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick, I reveal The Big Plan: my creative focus (and how I’ll stay on target) for the next seven years. (Cross-posted with the Scribtotum article of the same name.)
In this Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick, I connect the dots between two very different experiences with writer clients, and muse on the lessons there for all of us.
In this second of two “ask me anything” episodes of Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick, I talk collaboration, writing groups, creative legacy, creative practice, and much, much more!
This episode of Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick is part one (of two) of an “ask me anything” (AMA), featuring lots of insight on developing characters for your fiction, and more!
In this episode of Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick, I can’t even talk about Amazon ads, worldbuilding, or a healthier approach to Facebook without some idiots trying to mess with some innocent wild animals. Listen!
This episode of Sonitotum, host Matthew Wayne Selznick shares some recurring and symbolically consistent dreams he’s had lately, and what they might be trying to say about finding a safe creative space.
This episode of Sonitotum makes a connection between service and justice, and reveals my own new one-on-one coaching services for writers. Be sure to listen to get an exclusive 20% off discount code for Your Story Buddy!
Presenting a new episode of the Sonitotum podcast in which I fill everyone in on what’s been going on and share what I’m learning about Amazon advertising for authors.