We all love a character with a unique set of fantasy armor: the baresark Rek from David Gemmell’s Legend with his enchanted armor of bronze,
This week I’m taking us on a tour of something which gets taken for granted: viewpoint. Viewpoint, in a nutshell, is the perspective through which
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I’m getting my act together on the social media front. First Twitter, now Facebook. If this is more your medium, you can stay connected by
For some writers editing is the most loathsome part of the process. For others it’s their favourite. Yet undoubtedly it’s the most important, and given the rise in popularity of self-publishing, it’s more crucial than ever to know how to edit your work.
I’ve learned many harsh lessons since I began writing fiction, all of which have helped me improve as a writer. In this article I thought I’d share how I came to learn those lessons.
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.
Hello all, I hope you’re well. The weekend is nearly upon us and we can all sigh with relief. A few people have enquired about
A few tips on writing effective dialogue.
When I first began writing it’s fair to say I was ignorant of most of the rules of creative writing. I just had a