Top Tips on Creating Great Fiction Characters!

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Let me ask you a question! Of all the fiction you have read over the years, what book or books stands out the most? Continue reading “Top Tips on Creating Great Fiction Characters!”

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Forrest Gump – A Movie Review!

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For those of us who will not be going on a summer holiday this year, here’s a great idea. Why not kick back, relax and take in a movie or two!

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Creative Writing: Love It Or Hate It!

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Well, look, listen this is worth some consideration.  Have you ever had one of those moments, when you are trying to write something, a novel, a short story or a piece of poetry and nothing is coming, you can’t find the words? Or you start something and then decide you don’t like it, do a re-write and still don’t like it? Or you get to the end of a novel and decide you hate it? You want to write something entirely different?

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The Accidental Writer!

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The other day I was walking through an underpass in my neighbourhood in north London trying to catch a shop just before it closed. I had no particular thought in my head (unusual for me, believe me)! Then this woman pushed a leaflet into my hand, saying something like ‘God loves you, read this!’

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Putting Your Story Together – Novels

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Hello and welcome from a very sultry London! I know we are kind of in the lazy hazy summer season with plenty of exciting sport on the television, but that doesn’t mean it’s a reason to slack off from writing –  or at least thinking about it!

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Minimum Wage! Welcome to a Writer’s Life – Not for the faint-hearted!

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So you want to be a writer? Well done, you have taken a brave step! Many have gone before you and failed!

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The Art of Good Storytelling

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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.

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