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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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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Reflections of a Creative Writer!

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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 and the picture is quite a different one…

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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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Where to Start Your Novel

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Have you ever thought about what makes a good novel? So you are in your local library or bookshop Continue reading “Where to Start Your Novel”