A portrait photograph of author, consultant, and creator at large Matthew Wayne Selznick

I Make Things

Click here to find out what, and why, and how.

I Help Others Make Things

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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.
Click to learn more and book a session with Your Story Buddy!

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.

Learn more about the book, or order the Kindle e-book or paperback right now!

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.

A portrait photograph of author, consultant, and creator at large Matthew Wayne Selznick

Here I Am

Here I am with a new site design and a few words about where I’ve been the last few months.

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WorkFlowy: A Free Creative Writing Tool To Use On Any Device

WorkFlowy is a free, cross-platform, mobile friendly outliner and “offboard brain.” I use it for writing and managing my writing, creativity, and productivity. Read on to find out why I think it’s one of the best tools to build a productive and healthy writing life!

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Why You Need a Mailing List

Writers and other creators need a mailing list to build a dedicated community of friends and fans. Let me tell you why, compare two of my favorite mailing list service providers, and reveal the one I use… and share how you can use your own mailing list.

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Reset

It’s the all-new, all-different Matthew Wayne Selznick… or at least in terms of my creative endeavors and the direction and purpose of this site. I’ve got a new creative mission. Find out why.

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A portrait photograph of author, consultant, and creator at large Matthew Wayne Selznick

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.

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