Blog Log

Here’s a record of everything published to date, arranged in their relevant categories. Enjoy! If you’d like to stay abreast of my blog posts, fill out this here form:

 


 

Writing Tips Fantasy/Fantasy Research Marketing/Publishing Guest Posts
A Guide to Writing Fight Scenes A Fantasy Writer’s Guide to … Medieval Archery Real Writing Stories #1 Paul McDermott and JM Williams
A Few Tips for Conquering NaNoWriMo A Fantasy Writer’s Guide to … Medieval Armour Real Writing Stories #2 My Writing Day by Forest Wells
Characters: The Bad Guys A Fantasy Writer’s Guide to … Medieval Weaponry Real Writing Stories #3 My Writing Day by Caroline Barden
Characters: Playing God A Fantasy Writer’s Guide to … Medieval Castles and Keeps #1 Real Writing Stories #4 My Writing Day by Marya Miller
Dialogue: The Ingredients A Fantasy Writer’s Guide to … Medieval Castles and Keeps #2 Real Writing Stories #5 My Writing Day by Lucy Summers
Dialogue: Writing Effectively A Fantasy Writer’s Guide to … Medieval Castles and Keeps #3 (The Siege) Sharing is Caring Thursday #1 Newsletters, calls for submissions, best fantasy books of 2017, getting sales, and POVs
Plotting: Creating Tension Creating a Fantasy Map (Jesper Schmidt guest post) Sharing is Caring Thursday #2 book covers, skeletal warriors, writing cliches, writing tips
Plotting: What’s The Plot Life of the Medieval Lord Sharing is Caring Thursdays #3 editing, querying, writing myths, and growing your blog
Plotting: Keeping The Pages Turning With Architectural Suspense Maidens, Wives, and Widows: The Lives of Women During the Middle Ages Sharing is Caring Thursday #4 literary jobs, showing v telling, livening up book reviews, and readers’ pet peeves
Prose: The Orwellian Approach Making Monsters (guest post for www.writingbad.org) Sharing is Caring Thursday #5 secondary characters, reasons for putting down books, and knowing your audience
Prose: Showing Instead of Telling Music and Writing Sharing is Caring Thursday #6 reviewers selling ARCs, world-building, agents, and using ‘and’ & ‘the’
Prose: The Flashback Naming Fantasy Characters Sharing is Caring Thursday #7 Insights of a creative writing teacher, the unchosen heroes of fantasy, the importance of reading, and using infographics to promote your books
Prose: The ‘Dreaded’ Passive Voice The Many Sub-Genres of Fantasy Sharing is Caring Thursday #8 How not to write body language, T.S. Eliot, ‘bestselling’ authors, and scrapping work
Prose: Sensory Writing The Trusty Steed Sharing is Caring Thursday #9 Nouns v pronouns, bad writing advice, how to write a synopsis, and 38 calls for submissions
Procrastination: Duelling With The Devil The Pesky Peasantry of the Middles Ages
Seven Tips To Help With Editing Tubes of Thunder: The Medieval Cannon
Seven Tips To Improve As A Writer
The NaNoWriMo Review
The Process of Writing
What The Hell is NaNoWriMo?
World-Building: The How-Tos
World-Building:A Minimalistic Approach
Why Do We Stop Reading A Book?
Viewpoint, Tense, and Narrative Distance