The Art of Good Storytelling

It’s one thing to be able to tell a story. If it gets published it might sell reasonably well – good going. However, it is an entirely different thing to be able to tell a GREAT story that will go on to sell bucket-loads regardless of your chosen publishing route.

Reflections of a Creative Writer!

  Not so long ago there was this woman… Okay, before we go any further this woman is me! Yes, I was thinking about my life many years ago when I was in my twenties, partying with my many, many friends, living a somewhat carefree life. Well, fast forward an undisclosed number of years andContinue reading “Reflections of a Creative Writer!”

How to Become a Better Creative Writer

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…

Stuart MacBride, Cold Granite – A Book Review

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…

12 Things That Mean You Will Never Get Published!

Here is a list of 12 things that will guarantee you’ll never get published! Pick your nose as you gaze out of the window, when you should be writing! Fall asleep over your keyboard! Be the owner of one book! Write rarely or rarer than that! Write only when inspired! Do absolutely no research for your creative writingContinue reading “12 Things That Mean You Will Never Get Published!”

Where to Start Your Novel

Have you ever thought about what makes a good novel? So you are in your local library or bookshop

Good Habits for the New Writer!

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.

On Writing: Pace and Tension with Tom Bale

Originally posted on The Darley Anderson Blog:
The latest instalment in the On Writing series, which features our authors who are no longer debuts, examines the art of pace and tension. Tom Bale is well on his way to becoming a classic thriller writer. In his signature style, he takes ordinary people, often families, and…

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