Martha Alderson's Biography

Martha Alderson, aka the Plot Whisperer, is the author of the Plot Whisperer series of plot writing resources for authors: The Plot Whisperer Book of Writing Prompts: Easy Exercises to Get You Writing – the third installment in the Plot Whisperer Trilogy, including: The Plot Whisperer Workbook: Step-by-Step Exercises to Help You Create Compelling Stories, companion workbook to The Plot Whisperer: Secrets of Story Structure Any Writer Can Master (Adams Media, a division of F + W Media). She has also written Blockbuster Plots Pure & Simple (Illusion Press) and several ebooks on plot.

As an international plot consultant for writers, Martha’s clients include best-selling authors, New York editors, and Hollywood movie directors.

She teaches plot workshops to novelists, memoirists, and screenwriters privately, at plot retreats, through Learning Annex, RWA, SCBWI, CWC chapter meetings, at writers' conferences and SFWC and Writers Store where she takes writers beyond the words and into the very heart of a story.

As the founder of December, International Plot Writing Month better known as PlotWriMo, Martha manages the award-winning blog for writers: The Plot Whisperer which has been awarded honors as a top writing advice blog by Writers Digest 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. Her vlog, How Do I Plot a Novel, Memoir, Screenplay has several plot series to help writers create a compelling plot for their novels, memoirs and screenplays.

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Martha's credentials, literary awards, keynote speeches, workshop credits, writers' conferences, reading conferences, guest lecturer, bookstore talks, non-ficiton writing credits.

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