It has been a while since I have been around fellow writers, since I have had other people around me to encourage and help me with my writing. Since I left university this is something that I have missed, having others to bounce ideas off and motivate to continue with what you enjoy. Every now
Finally!! This has been sat gathering dust in a folder for a while now and I’m now eventually posting it. Now I have a bit more time on my hands I hope to get a few more bits posted! 21. Don’t Ever Stop Observing and Making Notes Writing is something that you don’t just get
Things were going really well, I finally felt like I was getting somewhere with my writing and making progress, however I overestimated myself. I don’t want to come up with excuses but with how much I do in my life I have been struggling to keep up with everything. Up until a few days ago
11.Don’t Forget Stimulus and Response As a writer you know everything that is going on in your story, you are the one creating it in your mind and because of this you may miss out small details. When you’re writing you have to make sure that you include both stimulus and response, you have to
This entire post is ironic and I feel like it might have been a waste of time writing it but it has also been beneficial for me. In my quest to improve and hone my writing skill I came across the book ‘The 38 Most Common Fiction Writing Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)’ by
So I still have a lot to learn with my writing and definitely still consider myself a beginner. This week I decided that I needed more help to develop so after a trip to the library I found myself reading the words of ‘The Elements of Storytelling: How to Write Compelling Fiction’ by Peter Rubie.
Something that I have always struggled with in my writing is dialogue. I know that it is one of my main weaknesses and it is something that I am determined to work on. I am always so worried that I can’t truly convey what I want my characters to act like that I think that