Lisa Cron

Lisa Cron is the author of Wired for Story: The Writer’s Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers From the Very First Sentence (Ten Speed Press); her video tutorial Writing Fundamentals: The Craft of Story can be found at She spent a decade in publishing as a publicist and editor, has been a literary agent, a television producer and a story analyst for Warner Brothers, the William Morris Agency and others. She currently teaches in UCLA Extension Writers’ Program, and is a story coach, helping writers wrangle the story they’re telling onto the page. She can be reached at