Wow, yet another post on writing tips. Grab the popcorn, this is going to be entertaining, my mind’s gonna be blown apart, you’re probably not thinking. Writing advice posts are everywhere, especially if you follow many blogs on the craft of… Read More ›
How do You Stay Motivated as a Writer?
“Wow, it’s a blog post about writer’s motivation, I’ve never read one of those before,” you’re probably saying. I know, I know, it’s a popular subject already, but I’ve got a habit of throwing my half-baked ideas on popular writing topics… Read More ›
Kindles are Great, Buy One Buy One Buy One!!!
I feel I must start this post by stating that I am not an employee of Amazon and have no affiliation with the company at all. Well, apart from being a satisfied customer that is. It took me a while… Read More ›
Six Things the Amateur Writer Should be Doing
Have you ever heard a professional writer moan about work? Do they ever tweet angry pictures on Sunday evenings complaining on how it’s another week doing this boring job that they hate? Do they spend their free time scouring the… Read More ›
Embracing the Use of Swear Words in Your Writing
This post is about swearing. If you saw the title and clicked on it then this should come as no surprise. If you are a fan of swearing, read on. If not, well you might want to click the ‘back’… Read More ›
Debut Novels and Debut Albums; Are They the Best You’re Ever Going to Get?
You know when you hear a band for the first time and something in their sound just wows you? I’m sure you do, it’s happened to all of us. How about when you find out that said band has actually… Read More ›
A Reality TV Show for Aspiring Writers
One TV programme I always seek to avoid not just watching, but any mention of, is X Factor. I’m not sure if it has the same title in the US, perhaps it is still American Idol? I don’t know, but… Read More ›
Is a Plot Important in a Novel?
“Duh, yeah, idiot,” you cry, “what’s he banging on about now? Of course a novel needs a plot, otherwise it’s not a story, it’s just a mess.” OK, you have a point, maybe this question has been answered immediately, time… Read More ›
Five Essential Writing Tips That You Probably Know. But it Doesn’t Hurt to Have a Quick Refresher Now Does it?
I’m starting yet another blog post banging on about how there are so many writing advice blogs out there with valuable tips on them for the budding author, blah blah blah! We all know this. It’s not like you’ve clicked… Read More ›