I loved Emma’s write-up on Monday for this week’s subject we’re focussing on: writing exercises. I’m a big fan of writing exercises and, to be honest, sometimes these exercises … Continue reading
I always say to people that writing is like taking part in a sporting event. Before you start, you need to warm up your muscles – your writing muscles, that … Continue reading
A simple question? I should probably have paused before I agreed to blog about why Honor and I decided to write in the genre that we do because if I’m … Continue reading
The theme on Author Allsorts this week is how writers can avoid distractions when it comes to their work. But I think that sometimes we need to be distracted – … Continue reading
What’s one of the first pieces of advice we tend to offer people who are anxious about getting out there and socialising? ‘Oh, just be yourself! Just be relaxed and … Continue reading
Shortly before I left school, aged eighteen, the headmaster gave a talk about the perils of the Big Wide World that we were about to enter. He had two important … Continue reading
I often tell people the story about how I realised I wanted to be a writer when I was 13 after I saw Jurassic Park at the cinema, and how I … Continue reading
As has often been stated, the whole point about the bad guy is that he thinks he’s the good guy.