I’m working on a new series right now, and if there’s one thing I’ve learned about hooking readers into a series, it’s that the characters make all the difference. OK, so compelling plots will keep people turning the pages. Great prose will stop them writing one-star reviews criticizing use of commas. And you need a […]
Writing and Plotting
Joel Hames write thrillers and crime. He tells me about his very thorough writing process.
How do you find the perfect writing process? I’ve been experimenting.
Happy New Year! I hope you had an awesome 2019 for writing and selling books. I had some concrete goals: To publish five books. To sell 10,000 books, ten times more than in 2018. Here’s how I did: I published four full length books and one shorter book. I also published two box sets. I […]
Sacha Black on why she chose to be indie published and the power of lamp posts
Trying to decide whether to give Scrivener a try for your writing project? Here’s how I use it.
Kim Nash chats to the blog about her writing process and what inspires her books.
Who would you cast if your novel was made into a movie?
Claire Wingfield talks about how her debut novel was inspired by her own travel.
It’s that time of year! No, not Hallowe’en. Not Bonfire Night. Not the run-up to Thanksgiving, or even Christmas. It’s October. Which means writers all over the world are getting ready for NaNoWriMo. If you haven’t heard of NaNoWriMo, it’s an initiative designed to encourage people to write a novel (or more accurately, to write […]