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.
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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.
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If you stop to think for a moment about what you are attempting to achieve as a writer, it’s pretty awesome!
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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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Greetings from London and welcome to September. Hope your writing is delivering its promise to YOU first, before you think about anyone else.
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Do you feel sometimes that you chose to write, or did writing choose you? It’s a question I have asked myself loads of time especially when the muse has escaped me for some time. Just like now.
Continue reading “Barriers to Creative Writing!”
As a budding writer I am sure you are reading loads of fiction from all genres and lengths. That is, short stories and novels primarily, but this could also include poetry.
Continue reading “The 5 Senses and Fiction Writing”