Category Archives: On Writing: General
Coz it’s still Tuesday in the UK!
Over at the JFB blog I give my Top Ten Tip for Curing Writer’s Block.
Because I am full of opinions and bright (and sometimes not so bright) ideas.
Over at the Queensland Writers Centre WQ Magazine, I talk about my Top Five Tips for Believable Characters.
Characters: we love them, we hate them, sometimes we want to be them, but the most important thing is that, no matter how
Still talking! 😛
Lisa and I on loving and hating short vs long stories.
… I talk Networking.
Specifically, I offer my top five tips for navigating the minefield that is networking as a writer.
“Networking” isn’t a dirty word. Unfortunately, sometimes it feels dirty. Some writers will tell you that the entire idea of networking dilutes or
… here’s a really interesting and useful post on whether or not you do, or should, write every day. Thanks to A.M. Rycroft for this one.
This is a post from a few years back, but the advice is still good and it seems like an appropriate time to re-post it given a few discussions I’ve had recently. So, read, enjoy, take note.
Here’s the thing about being a writer: we’re all terribly insecure to one degree or another. Although we’ve chosen a solitary profession, preferring largely
The lovely Mr Mark Barnes asked if I’d write a short blog post for him about how important editing is to your work at every stage. I wrote a lot. May contain ranting, but there is also lots
… I talk about online presence for writers in Online Presence: Pros, Perils and Possibilities. Thanks to Dr Donna Hancox for the opportunity to opine!
I often hear newer writers (of varying ages) say they want their writing to speak for itself. They’re filled with