I am very proud to say that one of my jobs is to be a writer. I write words, people read them. Of all the ways I try to make my way in this world, that is the way I invest most my heart and soul. I’ve been asked many times how someone who aspires to it can be a writer. So these are my top tips.
I am excited to share with you now my interview with author Ros Barber. She talks about her new book, Devotion, her writing experiences, and shares her wisdom to inspire others.
Write every day is advice I see given quite regularly to aspiring writers. I’ll be exploring why this advice can work for you, why it might not, and what to do instead.
It’s Not Never, by Louise Gregory and N.G.K.
The inciting incident of your story is the moment that triggers the start of your story conflict. I’ll explain how to write one well so …
As part of my author interview series, I have spoken to author Jack Byrne about his writing process, including his book Under The Bridge.
The characters of your story are the main draw for your audience. Your plot and world can be fascinating, but if the characters are flat, the story will feel flat. Characters who feel alive make your story feel real, and that makes it more exciting for your audience.
I had the privilege of interviewing MG Vaciago about her book, Big Little Voice Colours The Grey. From her words, I hope we can inspire others to follow their passion and write their book.
Bad reviews are part and parcel of being a writer. It sucks and it can hurt really bad, but it’s going to happen. If you let it, receiving bad reviews can kill your confidence. It can break you, stop you writing. It can convince you that you’re not good enough and stop you from writing more.
Your story follows your Protagonist on a journey to achieve a story goal, and your Antagonist trying to stop them. As long as these characters are motivated, your story conflict is active. I’ll explain why an active story conflict is essential to keep your story moving forwards and entertaining.