AFWH has been out for 2 weeks and I’ve at last had a chance to reflect on the experience. Here are 5 things I’ve learned, from pre-order campaigns to managing expectations
The paperback version of A Fantasy Writers’ Handbook is now available to buy! Ahead of the official release date of Wednesday 12th June, I’ve decided
I had a short story published today in Kzine, the first one in what feels like aeons!
Today I’m delighted to introduce Savannah Cordova, a talented writer with Reedsy. Savannah has tackled a topic I follow both with interest and despair.
No, I’m not dead. Not yet, anyway.
My website and the blog I decided to create helped get me my first book deal. That’s what a website can do, and it’s why this article by Robert Mening is well worth a read
A look back at a 2018 filled with twists and turns, and a glance into the hazy future of 2019
A few weeks ago, I published the results of a bit of research looking at the writing ‘rules’ loathed most by writers. Topping that list was the rule: ‘never use the passive voice.’ This post deconstructs the passive voice in a bid to see why it’s so loathed.
I’m a bit of a planner when it comes to writing. I need a framework, something to help keep my eye on the end game. Before I begin any story or chapter it has to be planned in as much detail as possible. In the past, most of my planning focused on plot. Moving the story from A to B. While I include character development in this, it never had much of a focal point.
It’s interesting how attitudes change. When I first began writing I viewed plot as the most important element of a story. If characters live a