Writing Tips


  1. Daniel says:

    U were at my school!!!

  2. A.E. says:

    Did the Sasquash really make your uncles head fall off? Because if so, I might start locking myself in my room each night.

  3. Ryan says:

    Mr. Carman is Skeleton Creek real? It sure sounds real. There is a website , http://www.skeletoncreekisreal.com. Please tell me! I am so curious!

  4. taylor says:

    i want to be a writer one day and you have really inspired me mr.patrick carman and i hpoe ne day that i could meet you are you could go to my school in louisiana Tioga junior high princple name jeffrey powell from taylor jackson

  5. Anna S. says:

    Great advice! You are helping me get over my horrible habit of describing every little thing about a character when they first enter.

  6. Don says:

    Great tips for young writers, Patrick. Thanks for taking the time to create these. The music sounded inspired by Jerry Goldsmith’s score to MEDICINE MAN. Was it? Regardless, it’s a wonderful soundtrack — as are all by Goldsmith — to write to.


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