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
Share my experience 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.
In this episode of Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick, I put YOU in the driver’s seat regarding some upcoming content… plus, how about an opportunity to get my advice on your fiction at 25% off the regular rate? Listen, comment, and subscribe!
Happy New Year from Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick! This episode includes news about the new focus and commitment of the show, as well as some resources you might find useful. Listen, subscribe, comment!
In this episode of Sonitotum With Matthew Wayne Selznick, I talk about worldbuilding: what it is, how all fiction writers are worldbuilders, and why it’s important.
This episode of Sonitotum With Matthew Wayne Selznick reveals how I made some amateur mistakes, what it says about me, and how you can avoid the same issues.
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!