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Aug 25th, 2014
  In much anticipation of the Festival of Writing – York – Sept 12 to 14 – I spent much of the week before leading up to Aug 20t...
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Aug 10th, 2014
  Novel 9 took far longer than I expected for the first draft. It wasn’t down to lack of ambition or the plot not making sense; far from it....
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Jul 8th, 2014
  The main focus of a story is to grip you from start to finish. Although some don’t agree, I require details from the first page to the third t...
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Jul 6th, 2014
  We start here –  this happens – and we end up there The Character Arc.Why is it important in a novel? 2 Reasons: a) We see change, and b) W...
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Jul 4th, 2014
  Want to know your character better? How about placing them in a situation that really brings out the good, the bad, and the truth about them. Yo...
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Jun 8th, 2014
  I promote Think Less = Write More, like an uninhibited cat on the hunt. It works. However lately due to pressures from work, trouble with my bac...
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Jun 7th, 2014
  Today’s author interview is with Noor A Jahangir, a British Asian author, who’s here to talk about how he got into writing and his latest no...
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May 11th, 2014
  Let me admit my shame in not updating my blog for close to a month. Being one that advocates keeping your audience up to date with your writing ...