Helpful habits for writing

I have come to the conclusion that writing is ...hard. I find it hard to be consistent with writing. I also find it hard to focus on writing and tend to procrastinate however, this did lead me to do a fair bit of googling on 'good writing habits' or 'helpful tips' that other authors or... Continue Reading →

BookClub – Alice

Author: Christina Henry Blurb: In a warren of crumbling buildings called the Old City, a hospital echoes with the screams of the poor souls inside. Inside, there is a woman. Her hair, once blond, hangs in tangles down her back. She doesn't remember why she's in such a terrible place. Just a tea party long... Continue Reading →

My Favourite Author

My favourite author is Terry Pratchett. I'm pretty sure that he is one of those marmite writers, people tend to love or hate his style of writing. Obviously I love it. He is an award winning author, and most famous for writing the Discworld series which consists of 41 books. He is also unfortunately deceased,... Continue Reading →

BookClub -Tipping Point

Author: Terry Tyler Blurb: 'I didn't know danger was floating behind us on the breeze as we walked along the beach, seeping in through the windows of our picture postcard life.' The year is 2024. A new social networking site bursts onto the scene. Private Life promises total privacy, with freebies and financial incentives for... Continue Reading →

Smut

I had a surprise introduction to romance novels, (it was not romantic it was black lace) when I was a young teenager. I was visiting my nan in Oxford when a friend of hers dropped over a bag of old books for her to take to the charity shop. I was given first dips on... Continue Reading →

July Roundup

The list for July: Decide name and personality of the female protagonist Visit Kew Gardens Learn to use audacity 1. I've had an idea in my head for a while regarding a short story. I have a rough plan worked out for flow of the story and what needs to happen where but I've not... Continue Reading →

Why are you writing?

I recently read a bit of a depressing article (linked below), which gives a sad overview of the amount authors are paid - essentially its not a lot. Its significantly below the recommended minimum wage and only seems to be decreasing. Publishers pay writers pittance Now there is a lot of things that could be... Continue Reading →

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