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5 Tips For Getting Back Into Writing

It doesn’t matter how long you spend away from writing; a month, a year, several years; it’s always going to be difficult to get back into it. 1,003 more words


Seven essentials for writing a kick-arse first manuscript (and surviving the process)

I’m currently hard at work on my third full-length YA manuscript. The first lives in a drawer with a stack of rejection letters and the second, … 1,038 more words

For Writers

Writing what I love for the fun of it

I’ve written a few books now. I write because I love to write. Sometimes there’s the temptation to write into current trends. Someone even suggested that I should write some romances because they sell really well. 363 more words


Structuring A Novel: Chapters by guest author Lynette Davis

This article by Lynette Davis was first published on Writer to Writer on 22 May, 2017 at https://writertowritersite.wordpress.com/2017/05/22/structuring-a-novel-chapters/.

When you get an idea for a novel it seems easy to  599 more words

Guest Authors

How The Arc of a Story Unfolds Part 2

Critical choice: These can happen at various times throughout the story. Certainly, in the beginning a critical choice will be made after the event has occurred but along the way a defining critical choice will be made that will seal the deal for the reader and be certain that they are heading along this route. 269 more words

Creative Writing

A Scene Defined

A Scene Defined

Natalie Bright

The scene is the unit of story, and in a book usually starts with a character arriving and ends when something has changed. 131 more words


5 Things I learned in a year of no writing

Fuelled by many adventures in London, in 2015 I had the idea for a novel that I couldn’t wait to write. A culmination of old ideas I’d had and characters from stories that didn’t go anywhere, I suddenly had an idea that excited me. 703 more words