[This blog post appeared on LearnHowToWriteANovel.com in June 2020]. We are visual creatures. We always have been – at the start of my academic teaching career back in 2000 the … Continue reading Four Ways Writers Can Think Visually
[This blog post appeared on the LearnHowToWriteANovel.com web site in May 2020] I’m constantly hearing the phrase “new normal” being bandied around the media. Once we go back to normal, … Continue reading What is your “new normal” as a writer?
Covid-19 – to give its proper name – has closed down the world. In fact, some of the commentary around us suggests that our lives will never be the same … Continue reading My wishlist for the new normal #2
Covid-19 – to give its proper name – has closed down the world. In fact, some of the commentary around us suggests that our lives will never be the same … Continue reading My wishlist for the “new normal”
Some of the commentary around this global virus – Covid-19, to give its proper name – suggests that our lives will never be the same again. We may even lose … Continue reading Things I hope are killed by this global virus
[This blog post appeared on LearnHowToWriteANovel.com in April 2020] Time can sometimes feel like an enemy to a writer – you’re on deadline to finish, that proposal to Agent X … Continue reading Self-isolation for writers – what to do beyond “just write another book”
[This blog post appeared on the LearnHowToWriteANovel web site in March 2020.] You may have heard that to become an expert, you need to have completed 10,000 hours of it. … Continue reading Getting up your flying hours
[This post first appeared on LearnHowToWriteANovel.com in February 2020]. I’ve got my third novel coming out in June – my third novel in under eighteen months. Someone asked me the … Continue reading The goldmine of writing time
… I’m giving away a signed copy of EACH of The Baggage Handler and The Camera Never Lies to one lucky subscriber to my newsletter. Simply make sure you’re … Continue reading To celebrate reaching the Inspy LongLists with both of my novels …
[This blog post first appeared on the LearnHowToWriteANovel web site in January 2020]. So 2020 has rolled around, and our social media feeds are full of writers setting out … Continue reading Goals are great, but how do you reach them?
Thought I’d share a review with everyone! There is no doubt why TheBaggageHandler won the 2019 Christy Award for First Novel. It is excellent! You ARE going to want to … Continue reading Book Review: The Baggage Handler
[This post appeared on the LearnHowToWriteANovel.com web site in October 2019]. So award season is here, and our social media feeds are full of our writer friends dressed to the … Continue reading One danger of the awards season