How to Become a Better Creative Writer

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Did I tell you that I am a perfectionist by nature? Well I am.  It’s not enough for me to just want to write. It is my wish to write well, and to get better and better…

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Stuart MacBride: Cold Granite – A Book Review

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I have just finished reading Cold Granite, a novel by the Scottish writer Stuart MacBride.  You know the sort of scenario for us writer types. You have just finished reading one book and are looking for your next great read…

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Good Writing Habits

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Let’s presume you are serious about becoming a published author. It doesn’t matter if you self-publish or you go the traditional route. The point is still the same. So what does it really take? Let’s take a look.

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How To Create Great Characters in Fiction Writing

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I don’t know about you but I read books mainly for entertainment and relaxation.  But another reason I read books and lots of them is Continue reading “How To Create Great Characters in Fiction Writing”

The 5 Senses and Fiction Writing

5-sensesAs a budding writer I am sure you are reading loads of fiction from all genres and lengths. That is, short stories and novels primarily, but this could also include poetry.

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Romance Genre Fiction Writing

 

red-heartOkay, so Valentine’s Day 2017 is looming up and I felt it was incumbent upon me as a lover of all things fiction, to say something fitting. Did you know that romance fiction is the biggest selling genre of all? Continue reading “Romance Genre Fiction Writing”

Fiction Writing Revealed

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Hello and welcome to the year 2017, how is it going for you so far? If you are still following my blog that means you are still thinking about creative writing. GOOD!

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