The end of 2016 marked the end of another year in which I failed to participate in National Novel Writing Month. I must admit I’m more of a reader than a writer these days, plus I’ve always found the concept of writing a novel in a month quite scary, even though I previously worked on a schedule of writing for a certain number of hours each week. 147 more words
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Would you like to know how to supercharge your writing?
Today, novelists are using cinematic technique to create visually dynamic scenes.
Readers, used to watching movies and TV, have come to expect a more ‘cinematic’ experience when they read.
In several posts, I have mentioned writer’s block. I have said that when I have it (which is occasionally) it is usually an indication that my writing has slipped off the track, and that I should rethink my recent work, or ask myself searching questions about the direction that the novel is taking. 529 more words