A Writer’s Guide To Spring Cleaning

Spring has sprung and traditionally this is the time of year when we get ourselves sorted - or at least try to. Yes, we get busy putting our houses, flats, vans etc, in order. A spring clean is about getting rid of old stuff, uncovering things we usually ignore, and starting afresh after hunkering down... Continue Reading →

7 Ways To Focus On Your Writing

We all want to write - right? But our brains have other ideas. We're surrounded by so many things all jumping for our attention - work, kids, family - and then TV, books, and oh so many apps. So how do you focus on your writing? Well here are seven tips to try out. 1)... Continue Reading →

5 Tips For Writing Good Dialogue

At their most basic, stories are made up of two things - description and dialogue. What, how, and when your characters speak can do a lot for your writing. Dialogue can say something about the character, drive the story, unlock a twist, be part of how all your characters interact - In other words, it's... Continue Reading →

How To End Your Story

A lot of writing advice focuses on how the story begins. The first line, the first paragraph, the first chapter - these are all important to grab your reader and get them to keep reading. And whilst this is vital part of your story, you shouldn't overlook the ending. This after all, is the last... Continue Reading →

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