Writing Lite Video Series

Libby’s new video series, WRITING LITE, is designed to give crime writers a few “light-bulb” moments they can apply to their own work. Each of the twelve installments is three minutes or less, and she offers practical tips in each. Check them out here:

Introducing “Writing Lite” by Libby Hellmann

Writing Lite #2 – Beginnings by Libby Hellmann

Writing Lite #3 — Raise the Stakes by Libby Hellmann

Writing Lite #4 — Suspense: Endings by Libby Hellmann

Writing Lite #5 — Character Backstories by Libby Hellmann

Writing Lite #6 — Authentic Characters by Libby Hellmann

Writing Lite #7 — Character Arcs by Libby Hellmann

Writing Lite #8 — Show, Don’t Tell by Libby Hellmann

Writing Lite #9 — Language by Libby Hellmann

Writing Lite #10 — Less is More by Libby Hellmann

Writing Lite #11 — Language by Libby Hellmann

Writing Lite #12 — CASTS by Libby Hellmann

  • About Libby

    Compulsively Readable ThrillersLibby Fischer Hellmann left a career in broadcast news in Washington, DC and moved to Chicago 35 years ago, where she, naturally, began to write gritty crime fiction. Fifteen novels and twenty-five short stories later, she claims they’ll take her out of the Windy City feet first.

    She has been nominated for many awards in the mystery and crime writing community and has even won a few.