Last week, I reached a milestone in my nascent writing career: I was asked, for the first time, where I got my ideas from. Friends, I’ve arrived! This question makes me a bona fide writer. (As far as I’m concerned it does. Don’t burst my bubble.) And of course bona fide writers traditionally reply to… Continue reading Where do you get your ideas from?
So often we as writers are well aware of our weaknesses, but rarely take stock of our strengths. Here are mine – what are yours?
Could NaNo help the world’s worst procrastinator? Or did it flop worse than a boneless chicken?
Do your words flow effortlessly onto the screen or page, or does your inner critic stifle your every effort? Some tips on how to tiptoe round her (or him) and get those words written.
Three tips I’ve learned from great authors. Share and enjoy!
An exercise in which I’ve deconstructed the character creation of a great writer to learn how she does it.
Eighty nine exciting character traits enable you to create more realistic fictional people than ever before.