Even if it's a subplot or the main deal knowing how to pull on the heartstrings of your readers is exactly what you need to do in creating a relationship for readers to care about and care where these characters end up taking their life, together or apart. We need to know your characters personality and … Continue reading 5 pointers on writing a love story
Lately, I've been so focused on planning my novel and writing about my own life that I had to be reminded what it is like to write fiction. Whether it's based in a setting I'm used to, completely made up, whether it's first/second/ third person narrative the words I have written down always seem to feel … Continue reading Want to be a writer? Give up on your inspiration!
When you finally have your Moana moment and come to the realisation that you know what you want to do with your life and if that is being a writer, painter, singer, comedian, etc... then you likely know what it feels like to be afraid of what you want. This is why I struggled to … Continue reading Writers without Readers
1. Finding readers Just as you start to discover your writing process and what works for you, you'll find out that writing your book isn't enough. You need to bust your bubble; you need to get on social media and start making friends with other writers who are interested in your content. Sh*t. As … Continue reading The reality of being a writer