Hey guys, So I have been reading The Fantasy Fiction Formula by Deborah Chester and I am in love with this book, it covers everything from developing ideas to the publishing industry. This is one of those books I know I will be coming back to again and again. Keep an eye out for the review of… Continue reading Fiction Friday: Writing Prompt
Hey guys, So, we all have hit that wall before when we just think a project isn’t going anywhere. I know that during my few years as a writer I hit this on a regular basis; usually with my short stories and my repetitive failures of getting through a full novel. But, how do you… Continue reading How To Know When It Isn’t Working
Hey guys, So we are back for another prompt challenge, this is another simple start to a fantasy story. which tide it takes, though, is completely up to you. ‘The boat rocked to a familiar rhythm, but the music was mine and it was time to change the beat’ Don’t forget to share your work… Continue reading Fiction Friday: Prompt Challenge
Hey guys! So, when we talk about editing, we tend to try and paint a rose-tinted image of the process; making it seem like it flows and comes naturally to writers. It isn’t. It doesn’t. And that is okay. As a writer, you will hit rough patches when it comes to editing your work. You… Continue reading Edits 101: Hitting the rough patches
Hey guys, So a quick discussion topic today is all today with one of the problems that many author’s face; decided whether an idea should be a flash fiction piece, short story, novella, or full novel. For me personally, I find the best way for me to do this is to outline it. I usually… Continue reading How To Decide the Length of a Piece
Hey guys! So we are officially half way through February 2018 and so far I am having a really successful reading/ writing month. This year has really started off with a bang with me and I am so happy. This month I set myself two goals: Read 10 books Outline and draft 2 short stories… Continue reading Mid-month check in!
Hey Guys, So we are back with a short advice post about breaking your work in to chapters, something that when you first think about it seems daunting. However, here are my top 5 tips for choosing when to end a chapter. You need to change perspective… There are very few people who get away… Continue reading Top 5 Tips for Chapter Breaks