Already a member? Log in here.


Get the training and mentorship you need to make your writing soar.

Join Path of the Storyteller™, a comprehensive training in story structure and writing craft that will transform the way you write.


thirty writing prompts to help shape your story


Download this free workbook of writing prompts based on story structure. They’ll help you brainstorm your story from the beginning, through the middle, to the end. 

Yes! Send me my free workbook!

About Maryrose Wood

Like you, I’m a writer. But my path from starry-eyed kid to published author included a lot of twists and turns!
I didn’t grow up thinking I’d end up writing novels, and I never imagined I’d be published by Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, and Macmillan. But fourteen published novels later (and counting), here I am.
From my earliest explorations in the storytelling arts (yes, that’s me singing my heart out in that flop Broadway musical!), to years of study and hands-on experience crafting critically acclaimed, award-winning books that have touched readers worldwide, I've never stopped being fascinated by the deeply human need for story. It’s truly part of us.
My passion for teaching rose naturally out of my own long writing practice and lifetime of study. The archetype of the mentor looms large in stories! You can ask any of my Path of the Storyteller students—my enthusiasm for mentoring my students runs deep.
I’d love to help you on your journey.

The training you’ve been waiting for


master story structure and writing craft 


Get all the tools you need to write at pro level in Path of the Storyteller’s flagship program. 


Tell me more!

Join the conversation

Every Wednesday at 1 PM Pacific I go live to talk about story structure, writing craft, and the mindset of the working writer. Check out these recent livestreams. To participate live, subscribe to my YouTube channel by clicking the button below.

Today’s the perfect time to do this!

Dec 07, 2022

Writing: It’s not for the faint of heart.

Nov 23, 2022

First person POV done right

Nov 23, 2022

subscribe to the YouTube channel

Improve your writing today with this self-paced course

making scenes: a guide for fiction writers

This step-by-step, self-paced course teaches you how to write the essential building blocks of story: great scenes. Click here to learn more. 


More ways to work with me

one-on-one coaching

Nail your outline, polish your first ten pages, fix your story structure, make a plan to finish.


manuscript critique

No more rewriting by “ear.” Get an expert critique and detailed notes on your draft before you dive in again! 


ongoing mentorship


Coaching packages offer accountability,  concrete guidance, and supportive feedback as you finish your draft.


Which offering is right for you?

(click + for details)

Not sure what’s best? Book a call and let’s figure it out.

Your writing matters.  

Writing that’s good enough to thrill and engage your readers is the end result of a skillful, intentional process of drafting and revision. Mastery doesn’t come by accident, and you don’t have to figure it out alone. 

Get the pro-level guidance you’ve been missing.

weekly writing tips, in your inbox

Watch your inbox for a confirmation email. You won’t be added to the list until you confirm.