I was reading a great post by a ROW80 blogger who was talking about setting a goal to write 1000 words every Thursday. She was going to title it “100 word Thursday.” It made me stop and laugh at myself. When I was in Senior High ...―
The best writer’s technique I teach is mind mapping. For pulling ideas out of thin air, reclaiming memories and discovering new directions, it’s unbeatable. Corporations and organisations around the world use this technique in product development ...―
As writers we spend a lot of time in worlds that don’t exist. If you are trying to write about a lifestyle which is outside your experience, it can be hard to get the details right. Or if you are a writer who prefers to focus more on plot ...―
I love writing. I hate editing. I don’t know anyone who doesn’t feel the same. To attempt to untangle my piles of letters and punctuation into some kind of order, I put together an editing checklist. As I am an article writer, it is...―
Enlightenment: the “full comprehension of a situation;” a spiritual revelation or deep insight into the meaning and purpose of all things, communication with or understanding of the mind of God, profound spiritual understanding or a...―
One of my aims with this blog, is to provide inspiration for other writers. The best place that comes from, is through hearing the stories of other successful writers. I also like to cover as many fiction genres as I can, so here is one for the...―
The nature versus nurture argument has always been a focal point in explaining what causes humans to behave as they do. It provides writers with an almost limitless wealth of options, on which they can pin the blame for a character’s bad...―
I enjoy watching interviews with Amy Tan, as she makes a clear, direct correlation between her writing and her life’s journey. Not everyone is as self aware. She is highly intelligent, vibrant and inspiring. The these videos on the meaning...―
Nothing puts you on alert like being aware of insidious undercurrents laying just under the surface of what you can see… For fiction writers, secrecy and loss of trust is a goldmine of plot twists, character weaknesses and gripping reading....―
Hi everyone, as you may know, I am not much of a fiction writer. I am more fascinated by the science of putting together planets and the psychology of character’s behaviour, than I am enamoured with the hard slog of writing a novel. Romance ...―
“Love what you do and do what you love… imagination should be at the centre of your life.” “Stand at the top of the cliff and jump off and build your wings on the way down.” In memory of Ray Bradbury who left this ...―
When you are writing, it can be hard to look beyond your sympathies with your main character. Every book represents the experiences and views of more than one person: and all will think and feel differently. For best effect, the differences in...―
Hey everyone! This week (20th May - 26th May) is National Vegetarian Week across the UK. ...
∙ I created this Greek Chicken and Rice Cake Salad recipe as part of the ...
someone got the giggles during his photo shoot~OUTFIT DETAILS~Shirt: Brooks BrothersPants: ...