Although a novel is the creation of its author, it often benefits from broader influences; a team of experts, a community of peers, and lots of feedback that shaped their creation.
As a professional writer, I often face deadlines that seem impossible to meet. In this blog, I share some of the techniques that help me cope with the pressure.
Ideal for new writers and those who have written short fiction, this high-end value and support can help you get your book out into the world. You don’t have to struggle for years on your own or put off your writing because you don’t know how to start.
Here’s something that gets you from beginner fiction writer to published author. Find out more about this end-to-end support for new writers, from idea to publishing.
Want to write a book, but don’t have the time? Here’s some advice for anyone who wants to write a book… but isn’t. Make today the day you make a start on a bestselling novel!
Looking for help to write better fiction? Here’s why accountability groups for writers might not work for you – and what you should try instead.
My writers get the best and I am totally unashamed to say so. Here’s why I’ve realised that I’m a triple threat when it comes to helping writers work on their craft.
Everyone can tell stories. So why aren’t you writing? Here’s some advice for new writers on how to get started and become the writer you have dreamed of being!
Caring about what others think about your writing isn’t a bad thing, but worrying about it is. How can you source valuable feedback which helps develop your skills and build confidence in your writing?
Stuck in the middle of your novel? You’ve got at least an idea of how the novel will end, but the middle is all wobbly? Focus on the goals of your characters, and the goals of the scenes in your novel.
I talk to a lot of people who tell me they feel disappointed because they had a great idea for a novel they wanted to write, but then they discovered the book had already ‘been done’. So what now?
Writing sprints are all the rage with writers and authors. It doesn’t matter whether you write fiction or non-fiction. They work whatever genre or sub-genre you write. A writing sprint is a closely focused period of time spent writing.