The 777 Challenge – Falling Sun

The 777 Challenge – Falling Sun

I’ve only got a fairly short post today, but I’m going to point it all on Camp NaNo. (Because I need a scapegoat and that is as good as I can get. 😛 ) July is almost halfway done, and the writing has been all happening like usual. I feel like I...
Book Review: FAWKES, Nadine Brandes

Book Review: FAWKES, Nadine Brandes

Remember, remember, the fifth of November, The Gunpowder treason and plot; I know of no reason why the Gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot!   I have flailed about Nadine Brandes several times on this site, but just in case you don’t remember the other times:...
Tapping the Secret of Character Voice

Tapping the Secret of Character Voice

Considering the writing craft is a lot about silently sitting in a cosy corner and transferring your brain onto a page, there’s a lot of terms and confusing jargon about Voice. Author voice, character voice, tiny-little-grammar-Nazi-on-your-shoulder voice....
How to Write a Book 101

How to Write a Book 101

“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed” —Ernest Hemingway   Writing a book can sound very complicated and time consuming, but it’s not as confusing as everyone makes out. I mean, obviously there’s the...
Be Still and Listen

Be Still and Listen

In the chaos of life, it’s very easy to get lost. To get sucked into the everyday, and let that creeping feeling of stress and responsibilities overwhelm us. Even the most chill, relaxed person in the world stresses about things. How on earth am I possibly going...
Why You Should Read Your Old Writing

Why You Should Read Your Old Writing

Writers, as with all craftsmen/women, are constantly growing in their craft. We work on it every week, every month, every year, and as time goes on we learn how to make our stories better, stronger, deeper. With that quality development, it’s very easy to look...

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