Hello in strange new times. I hope that everyone is staying safe, healthy, and serene—and doing everything recommended to help flatten the curve.

While we’re all in lockdown, you can keep up what’s going on with me and get automatically entered in a monthly drawing for a $20 Amazon gift card by signing up for my newsletter.

I’ll also be taking my Story Structure workshop online, so read on to find out how you can join in!

Update on scheduled workshops/appearances:

Due to travel restrictions and safety measures to reduce the spread of Coronavirus:

  • Left Coast Crime in San Diego has been cancelled.
  • Stokercon UK and the Borders Writing Festival are postponed.
  • Dublin Writers Conference and Bute Noir are still in flux.


New YouTube Channel!

Alex has started a YouTube channel where she’s posting videos of story structure and visual storytelling techniques. Just like taking one of her workshops, for the Coronavirus Age.

Supercharge your writing process and write your best book or script by using the storytelling tricks of your favorite movies.

Not just for authors and screenwriters, either! Lockdown is an excellent opportunity to bring film school into your own living room. Use these short, fun videos to get the whole family involved in analyzing and creating story—by watching movies together!

Visit the channel here.

Get the starter pack of companion materials for the videos free by signing up for the Screenwriting Tricks email list, and you’ll also get notice of new videos as they’re posted.

You can find companion articles on Alex’s blog.



I’m very excited to announce that Craig Robertson and I have been awarded the New Zealand University of Otago’s Writers Fellowship.

We’ll be headed for New Zealand to live for two glorious months while we appear at in writing festivals, teach workshops, and of course, write!

Originally scheduled for fall 2020, now potentially moved to sometime next year.


I have a short story in the first anthology from Nasty Woman Press, coming out in the Spring. I’m proud to be joining Heather Graham, Wendi Corsi Staub, Jamie Freveletti, Danny Gardner, George Fong, Kaira Rouda, SJ Rozan, Catriona McPherson and more in this missive from the Creative Resistance. Edited by Kelli Stanley.


Huntress Series SALE!
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Thomas & Mercer has put the first five Huntress thrillers on sale on Amazon UK and AU. A haunted FBI agent is on the hunt for a female serial killer. This time, the predators lose.

Amazon UK: £1 Kindle, £4.99 print
Amazon UA $2 Kindle

Add RC Bray’s award-winning audiobook narration for $3.99 or less

Help me develop the Huntress TV series!

My producers and I are looking for feedback on the books as we develop the Huntress TV show. Answer the questionnaire here and be entered in an exclusive drawing for a full set of signed paperbacks or audiobooks!

For the most up-to-date information, see my blog. To keep up with what’s going on with me and get automatically entered in a monthly drawing for a $20 Amazon gift card, sign up for my newsletter.

My all-author female cabaret group The Slice Girls will be performing again when it’s safe, so check out our Facebook page to keep up with our shenanigans!

The Slice Girls at House of Blues
New Orleans

Alex Sokoloff, Steph Broadribb, AK Benedict, Louise Voss, SJI Holliday, Harley Jane Kozak

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