The Rise of the Indie Market

*************** Have you ever wondered why the indie market is doing so well, and came into existence in the first place? Why hosts like Smashwords, Amazon and indeed our very own WordPress have nailed it for the independent voice? Well, that’s exactly it. The individual voice the one that has something unique and original toContinue reading “The Rise of the Indie Market”

The Power of a Good Subplot

So you are writing your brilliant novel. Agents and publishers would be crazy to reject it. Sounds great doesn’t it? While I cannot personally guarantee how well your novel will be received by anyone, one thing is certain, a good subplot will increase your books chances of success.

Writing your first novel – Part 2

So you are writing your first novel. You have worked out your characters, plot and conflict. This process could take sometime because creative writing is an art and not a science, therefore individual writers have different approaches to writing fiction.

Writing your first novel – Part 1

Let me jump right in and say if you are thinking of writing your first novel, well done! You are about to start a hefty task that is going to require a lot of your time and dedication. I salute you for your courage and self-belief.

Research and the Creative Writer!

If you stop to think for a moment about what you are attempting to achieve as a writer, it’s pretty awesome!

Write Away: Poem

  To write is to express To write is to shine a light on all that is unseen Or misunderstood To give hope To illuminate all that is hidden Within you To write is to bring joy Forever more!   Thank you everyone for your continued support during 2018 and before that. All your likesContinue reading “Write Away: Poem”

Top Tips on Creating Great Fiction Characters!

Let me ask you a question! Of all the fiction you have read over the years, what book or books stand out the most?

Dead Simple by Peter James – A Book Review

Greetings from London! Where did that super hot summer go? Autumn now seems to be looming very quickly! However it’s the perfect time to do more reading! It’s what the long dark evenings are made for!

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