K.M. Weiland

is creating the Helping Writers Become Authors website

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I Love the Blog Posts!

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  •  Your name listed as Important Patron on the site (and your website linked, if you have one). 
  •  Your name mentioned in the Acknowledgements of all future books. 
  •  Admission to private Wordplayers group on Facebook. 

I Have Writing Questions!

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  • All previous tier's benefits.
  • Prioritized response time when you email me a writing question (otherwise, most questions take 2 weeks for a response).
  • Request future blog posts and podcasts (if I have already covered the topic, I'll direct you to the existing post).
  • 25% discount off all my books, e-books, and software.

I Want You to Write More Books!

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  • All previous tiers' benefits.
  • All my current writing books in e-book format.



About K.M. Weiland

Hi and welcome! I’m K.M. Weiland (but you can call me Katie). I love that you’re here because it means you take stories and the craft of writing just as bodaciously as I do.

For the past 12 years, I have run the award-winning website Helping Writers Become Authors, which now features over 1,400 articles and almost 500 podcast episodes. My goal in continuing to offer all the many free resources on the site is to support the awesomesauce community of Wordplayers that has grown up around it and to help you write your best story, change your life, and astound the world!

There are many ways to add to this mission (including just writing those amazing stories!), but if you'd like to become a part of my Patreon family, you have my profound thanks and I look forward to sharing even more of this amazing writing life with you!

About Me:
K.M. Weiland lives in make-believe worlds, talks to imaginary friends, and survives primarily on chocolate truffles and espresso. She is the award-winning and internationally-published author of the popular writing guides Outlining Your NovelStructuring Your Novel, and Creating Character Arcs, as well as historical and fantasy novels. When she’s not making things up, she’s busy mentoring other authors through her award-winning blog Helping Writers Become Authors. She is a native of western Nebraska.

About Helping Writers Become Authors:
Helping Writers Become Authors teaches novelists and screenwriters how to see the big picture in creating cohesive and resonant fiction that both entertains and profoundly moves audiences. Weekly posts and accompanying podcasts help you learn how to master the craft of fiction, so you can then focus on actually bringing your art to life. The site gets down to the nuts and bolts of how story theory works—and how writers can use this knowledge to plan, write, and troubleshoot their way to a great story. You can find the podcast on Apple Podcast or visit the website at HelpingWritersBecomeAuthors.com.

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