57 That’s A Wrap!

57 That’s A Wrap!

Well, here we go again and thanks for joining us for another week. On this episode we’re talking about what to do immediately after finishing your book. First of all, CONGRATULATIONS! Writing a book is a momentous task and you deserve a moment to bask in the...
56 Shaken or Stirred? The Mixology of Plot

56 Shaken or Stirred? The Mixology of Plot

Hello everyone. We hope that this entry finds you and yours doing well. This week, we discuss a veritable cornucopia of methods and techniques to help you move the plot of your book along. There are all sorts of goodies that you can mix and match to produce a great...
55 And Your Point Is…?

55 And Your Point Is…?

Howdy Partners! I’m in a western sort of mood today, so that’s what you get. This week’s episode brings us to the topic of “Theme”, you know, that underlying basis for your story. Oh, there’s a bunch of popular themes out there and...
54 A Long Time Ago In A Place Far, Far Away

54 A Long Time Ago In A Place Far, Far Away

Hello everyone! We hope that all of you are doing well and staying safe. This week, we’re tackling the setting for your work. Specifically, the time and place. While you could intentionally be very vague in these respects, it helps to give the reader some...
53 Ready, Set, Go!

53 Ready, Set, Go!

Hello to you, our brave and loyal listeners and to those who are just learning to appreciate the joy that is ” Method and Muse”. This week, we continue our focus on plot and how it affects your story by delving into pacing and timing. There is a big...
52 Lights! Camera! Plot!

52 Lights! Camera! Plot!

Hello once again! As the country starts opening back up again from the current scourge across the land, we’re opening up a new series as we follow the life cycle of a new book. This time we’re covering “plot” and what that means for your work....
51 Taste the Rainbow

51 Taste the Rainbow

Greetings to one and all! After our tiny foray into self-congratulations and celebrations for our 50th episode, we’re back at it and into our regular focus. This week, we finish our series on characters in the life cycle of creating a book. We decided to wrap up...
Free Short Stories

Free Short Stories

Hey everyone, I’ve been threatening… I mean promising to do this for awhile and finally, here it is!  Check out my free short stories that I’m currently offering.  All three of them are available in several text formats and Rembrandt Jones – Artifact...
50 A Very Special Podcast

50 A Very Special Podcast

 Hello to all you lads and ladies brave enough to venture into another episode of Method and Muse! This week we’re doing something a little different. Now, we know that you’re thinking “You guys are ALWAYS a little different”, but this week...
49 He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

49 He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

 Hello everyone! We certainly hope that this blog finds you and yours successfully surviving the COVID-19 scourge that is crossing the land. This week on your favorite podcast dedicated to writers-in-process, we are discussing love interests and what they can mean to...