Is the novel dead? I’m running a poll in response to an article I saw a couple weeks back and I want to hear from the #writingcommunity.
Here we are. Book day at last! My first ever fiction book is out and available to buy! I’m overwhelmed by the response it’s received so far.
In our very first episode, we’re looking at fantasy clichés. What are they? Why are they bad? How can you avoid them? How can you use them?
We tackle the chosen one, wise old mentors, fantasy races, and evil villains for evil’s sake. Plus, we’ve got a few freebies to give away!
Autumn’s grip is tightening. The cold air bites the face and mist billows from mouths. I don’t know about you, but I’d much rather be
I’m delighted to introduce @AveryTeoda, a wonderful writer of spec fic who’s put together a truly insightful and thorough piece on a topic that a lot of people approach with uncertainity
From spelling, grammar and prose to finding publishers and making maps, there’s a ripe bunch of resources out there designed to make the writer’s life that little bit easier. And many of them are free! Over the years I’ve tried quite a few and some I use every day. Below you’ll find a list of my the ones I’ve found most helpful.
The task of writing a cover letter can sometimes feel tougher than writing the actual story. Luckily, guidance is plentiful and having studied that guidance, I’ve put together a quick guide complete with examples.
Good people of the world, for the next 48 hours you can get yourself a copy of the acclaimed A Fantasy Writers’ Handbook for just
Here are the results of my research into overused character tropes in the #fantasy genre. What do you think came top?
There’s been a buzz of discussion lately about overused character tropes in the fantasy genre—the orphan child fated to save the world; the lone wolf