Belinda Bauer, SNAP – A Book Review

Hello and greetings from London. I trust all is well in your world. Snap, by British author Belinda Bauer is classified as a crime novel and in theory is it. But it is a crime novel with a difference. Advertisements

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!

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!

Creative Writing: Love It Or Hate It!

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 […]

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