Steve Adams

Writing Coach and Writer

My name is Steve Adams. I’m a writing coach and a writer.

As a writing coach I’ve worked with published, award-winning novelists, short-fiction writers, and nonfiction writers; unpublished but dedicated and experienced writers; and those new to the game who have always believed they had something to say, but didn’t know quite how or where to begin.

My many years of writing and analyzing a broad range of forms (fiction, essay, playwriting, screenwriting, poetry) give me structural insight into manuscript evaluation, and my study of, and in-depth exposure to, music, acting, dance, theater arts, and visual arts affords me a varying set of perspectives from which to approach the process of writing and the disciplines that support art. I find coaching writers a form of work almost as rewarding as writing itself.

Far Outside the Ordinary

I'm so pleased to find out my writing client, Prissy Elrod, who self-published her memoir, Far Outside the Ordinary, has had her book picked up by Beaufort Books after managing to sell 3,000-4,000 copies on her own (no small feat). Then she got to tell her story in a feature in February's Writer's Digest where she kindly noted my help. Thank you, Prissy! So glad to have played a part in this.