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Tag Archives: Writing Advice

OPENINGS AND HOW TO NAIL THEM by Zoë Marriott

Openings. They are important. Not ALL important. Let’s not get carried away. Middles and endings are obviously still doing a lot of the heavy lifting in terms of making a … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

MY WRITING ESSENTIALS by Zoë Marriott

Hello, my lovelies! Today, I bring you a list of the bare essentials which I believe all writers should possess in order to make their lives easier and their path … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

Finding your voice as an author by Robin Stevens

When I was a teenager, I went on a creative writing course. One of the exercises we were given was to write a short story, and when we came to … Continue reading

July 7, 2014 · 4 Comments

Writing Description Checklist by Natasha Ngan

Every writer has a different style when it comes to description. Some use only a minimal amount, focusing instead on action and dialogue, with short, sharp bursts of description to … Continue reading

March 26, 2014 · 1 Comment

Thirty Minutes with John Le Carre

I’m attempting to transform myself into a proper novelist one podcast at a time. The particular downloads I’m talking about here are episodes of Radio 4’s Book Club which has … Continue reading

June 3, 2013 · 3 Comments

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