Story settings and the reader’s mind

For me the setting of any book if it’s pivotal to the story becomes a character in the story.  The reader has to be able to see the setting in the same way they vision […]

Stuck? Writing something, anything, helps.

Over the last few weeks at the writing group I attend there has been some discussion on how those of us who are writing novels go about it, meticulous planning vs. just start and see […]

Writers – enjoy those revisions

I know, I know, you’ve finally finished that first draft.  It has taken months, you’re proud it, it’s your best work yet and now you’re faced with being critical of it.  Also you have an […]