Writing Flash and Nano Fiction – Podcast

How do you write nano fiction? Where do you find ideas? Why should you try it? Uncover the answers to all in this episode. Plus, we discuss marketing books, and I talk about my meeting with Raymond E. Feist … Read More >Writing Flash and Nano Fiction – Podcast

[Podcast] Writing – Making the Most of Self-Isolation

Coronavirus craziness has gripped the globe. How can writers make the most of all this free time?

In this episode, Richie discusses a few ways writers can help people in this time of great need, as well as a few ways you can make the most of this abundance of time. … Read More >[Podcast] Writing – Making the Most of Self-Isolation

Top Tools for Writers 2019

Some of the writing tools I came across this year saved me from losing a few coins to the swear jar. Here are my top 6!
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Novel News: Read The First Chapter!

Some exciting news to kick-off 2020. The first Of Metal and Magic Compendium is out and available to the eyes of the world. Even more exciting: the first six chapters of my novel are contained within its covers! … Read More >Novel News: Read The First Chapter!

Is Reading Facing an Existential Crisis?

This is the transcript for the episode of The Fantasy Writers’ Toolshed podcast of the same title. You can listen to the episode by clicking the links below. … Read More >Is Reading Facing an Existential Crisis?

Join me today on r/Fantasy for a discussion on short fiction!

I’m hosting an Ask Me Anything (AMA) session over on Reddit’s r/Fantasy today to promote Flying … Continue ReadingJoin me today on r/Fantasy for a discussion on short fiction!

A Quick Guide to Making Quality Podcasts (for Free!)

The podcast market is huge and growing. Making a #podcast has never been more simple or accessible and this presents writers with brilliant opportunities to reach new audiences. In this quick guide, I talk you through everything you need to do to get your voice out there and heard. … Read More >A Quick Guide to Making Quality Podcasts (for Free!)

Music and Writing

A few posts ago I included a bit about listening to music while writing. I’m a lover of peace and quiet, but a few people came back to me with recommendations and since then I’ve experimented. Be it the grand classical music of Lord of the Rings, psychedelic jams or funky Latin rock, I’ve discovered a particular tune can really spur me on and help clock up all-important words. … Read More >Music and Writing

Prose: Writing with the Senses

Merely communicating how something looks or sounds isn’t enough to bring a story to life. Many people experience things through smells, touch, taste. In fact, these oft forgotten senses are some of the most powerful forms of description, things which can enrich a story and give it life. … Read More >Prose: Writing with the Senses