Hey guys, So last week we talked about preparing physically for NaNoWriMo but the other most important factor, and maybe even more important than getting all of the physical stuff prepared; is preparing mentally for the challenge that is NaNoWriMo. NaNoWriMo is hard, it’s a slog, it’s meant to be a challenge. Anyone who says… Continue reading How To: Prepare mentally for NaNoWriMo
Hey guys, So we are now building up to the event that is NaNoWriMo and we need to start coming up with some ideas. Now there are a million different ways to come up with ideas for your novel, here are five ways that I come up with them! Every day life… Life is great… Continue reading #Preptober: Coming up with ideas!
Hey guys, Welcome back to the second part of the writing habits how-to, if you missed last week’s instalment I suggest you check it out here- so you can identify your bad habits before trying to develop new ones! So what do I mean when I say ‘good writing habits’ well, really I mean habits… Continue reading How to build good writing habits!
Hey guys, So hopefully this will be a how to that you find really useful because let’s face it, we all have the little things that are probably stopping us in our writing tracks. This is a two part how to, with this part being about identifying the bad habits and the second instalment (next… Continue reading How to spot bad writing habits!
Hey guys, Welcome back to the Scrivener 101 series, today we are looking at how the programme has been developed for those working on short works. There are two key areas of working on short works (novellas, short stories, etc.) on Scrivener and I wanted to have a little chat about them. Firstly, there is… Continue reading Scrivener 101: Short Works
Hey guys, So we all know what it is like when we start a new project; we are constantly wanting to work on it, never seems to be out of our minds and everything else gets pushed to the beck of the mind. But then after a few weeks suddenly you get a new idea… Continue reading How To: Keep the motivation…
Hey guys, So I thought I would take a look at something that, when I first started writing, really struggled with. Everyone says you should write in scenes, when I first started writing I always just wrote a whole chapter as one thing. I didn’t realise that there were loads of little scenes inside them.… Continue reading How To Break Down a Scene