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Characters and Perspective at West Dean College, October 2017

Do you yearn for a bit of time and space to work on your story and characters … ?

This weekend writing course at West Dean College could be just the thing you need.  117 more words

Next on the reading list: Brene Brown

Brene Brown keeps bobbing on my radar from random places.

That’s what the universe does. It smacks me over the head with something when I’m not listening. 60 more words

Writing less words

I'm going to be honest… writing stories is pretty intimidating, but so is creating a music album. Why did I just compare those two you ask, my metaphorical friend? 289 more words


Let's Bundle Up!

As you know! The Exile has been out for a good while. I'm proud of it and it's helped me rekindle my love of the written word and I started writing my next story at full speed! 113 more words


Developing characters: lift your eyes from the keyboard

“I am always criticised for my unrealistic characters,” said a writer nonchalantly. We were chatting in a cafe. “People say they’re not interesting.” I moved my eyes and saw seven other people, making coffee, drinking coffee, reading, working at tablets and laptops. 162 more words


The most boring article about pulp fiction you'll ever read

I envy the pulp writers of the past. They had great entertaining stories, they were prolific, and their writing speed was just inhuman. Some would write a novel in less than a week! 454 more words


Time to write. (How long does it take to write a novel Pt.2)

As discussed in my previous blog, I’d been dipping in and out of the idea of writing Troll Life for about a year or so and did some work on a synopsis and character profiles in the summer of 2016. 909 more words