Other popular reviews include a scene by scene breakdown of Romeo and Juliet and a breakdown of the film The Usual Suspects. Each review in the book provides writers with a deeper understanding of the craft of writing.
Bill has taught writing workshops around the United States, and he's an award winning playwright. He's currently office manager for Willamette Writers, a non-profit writers group with 1,700 members.
His popular website at http://www.storyispromise.com offers capsule reviews of current movies and popular novels like The Hunger Games; Game of Thrones; and The Kite Runner.
Many new writers have commented that this writing workbook offered them the key to understanding how stories operate to transport and satisfy an audience; and why some stories become hugely successful.