******** I read recently that the reason the why writers especially the new writer makes so little money (if any at all) is because writing is in itself not a rare commodity. That means many people can and do write. Let’s face it, it doesn’t require high start up costs, just a sheet of paperContinue reading “Your Unique Viewpoint”
********* I am but a shadow of my former self eyes like slits seeing nothing on the outside. My shoulders hunched, bear the brunt of a wizened body I pass ghost-like through it all… Life has hurled me the book of dreams fulfilled? – Not a chance of dreams dashed that’s about it! I stumbleContinue reading “Stumble”
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.
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.
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.
If you stop to think for a moment about what you are attempting to achieve as a writer, it’s pretty awesome!
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 andContinue reading “Reflections of a Creative Writer!”
Greetings from London and welcome to September. Hope your writing is delivering its promise to YOU first, before you think about anyone else.
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.
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.