Well done you have finished writing your manuscript. You have worked through the edits and you are now ready to release it into the world. For the last year, you have been at the computer every available minute. You have successfully balanced a family, your job and writing. Sleep was the thing you surrendered, but it has all been worth it.
If it doesn’t feel right when you write it, then scrap it. There are several elements that make up a good novel. The main elements you need to consider when planning your novel are: Setting Where are you setting your novel? Is it a fantasy land of which you are designing all elements of or is … Continue reading The Elements of a Successful Novel
Despite my English Teacher I Succeeded My writers life started when I was eight years old. Sat on a hall floor, crossed legged, listening to an author called Nigel Hinton. All my life I have gone to bed seeing a movie run through my head. Nigel Hinton sat there and stated that a good author … Continue reading A Writers Life
All writers enjoy the feeling of completing their first draft. Now the hard work starts. It is suggested that you leave the novel for a week before commencing editing. This allows the process to be fresh in your mind. 1. Write Your First Draft Through your first draft, write. If you can’t think of a word … Continue reading 5 Steps to Effective Editing
Now if you want dirt on what publication it was I’m not telling you. Editors do an incredible job on all outlets and I’m not here to slag them off. Harry Potter was refused by more than 10 editors before being picked up. All editors have their own taste, reading is subjective. My Writing A … Continue reading Getting Rejected From a Top Publication Was The Best Thing That Happened To Me.
Isn’t it about time you got serious about your writing. Five months ago I got serious about my writing. This has to be the only New Year resolution I have ever stuck to. Through my experience, I discovered five main habits to help you write. Try them today and see if you can turn your writing … Continue reading Five Tips to Improve Your Writing
What it is? Can I write it? Microfiction is something I discovered early in my Medium journey. Something I wanted to write but didn’t know whether I could. At cafe sat a timid woman. She kept looking at her watch as if she didn't quite believe the time. When anyone walked in she looked up. … Continue reading Discovering Microfiction