Tag Archives: Fiction writing

It all Starts With the Beginning.

I had been struggling with the first few lines of my novel for a while.  It’s so important to hit the page with the right tone from the outset, and to draw your readers in, but all I seemed to … Continue reading

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Back Again. Preparing the Query Package

Back again and looking for an agent. Continue reading

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We’re All Just Arseholes!

Sometimes it is easy to forget who we are. I have just moved house.  It’s a stressful experience, but now we’re on the other side of it, it feels good.  But the writing has been interrupted, old routines broken and … Continue reading

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Writing.

Writing is speaking perfectly the second time around. Or maybe third, or fourth, or… hang on, I’m on edit six and it’s still looking far from perfect.  But you know what I mean. It’s strange though, that when I hear … Continue reading

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Death in the Novel.

Death happens.  It is part of the life we live, and very rarely is it celebrated.  But it is unavoidable. It is like this in the novel too, and sometimes you’ll find yourself putting the knife to someone you never … Continue reading

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