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On Writing: Killer conflict

It has taken me a long time as a writer to have the most basic understanding of “conflict” as a story element. When I first started writing I viewed conflict as an outgrowth of the plot. 396 more words

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On Writing: How I start, or "Where do the ideas come from?" (fiction)

This will be the first post in a series of posts where I talk about my writing process. Not that I think my process is all that great, but just in case people wonder. 322 more words

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Mentoring William

It is not unusual for people to ask me to help them with their writing careers even though mine is not what I had ever hoped it would be, at least not yet.   388 more words

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Fears and Self-doubting in the Creative World

Hi all!

Short blog post is short, but will be leading into a longer one. If you read this blog, you’re probably a creative person. Or my mom. 320 more words



Most people are familiar with the fiction forms of novels and short stories. However, there are three other forms which exist and are on the rise amongst many writers these days; the novella, the novelette and flash fiction. 1,105 more words


How I Write A Book

A few weeks ago I was chatting to someone and the subject of my writing came up. She asked what I had written and when I told her, she was politely impressed and asked me this question; ‘so, how do you even write a book anyway?’ 1,301 more words

A Life In Words

Sometimes You Have To Get Dirty...

…in a grooming sense of the word anyway…

I was in the process of getting very dirty when the inspiration for my story Go Ahead, Steal My Car… 398 more words

How I Write