Want to contribute?

I’m looking for others to contribute to my site! Have you seen my new page on the site? I’m keen to make sure that this blog doesn’t just become about me (maybe I should have picked a different name). If you have a burning desire to write me a post, …

What are beta readers?

You may have heard the term ‘beta reader’. But what are beta readers? And how can they help your writing? A beta reader will look at your early work and give you early feedback on your work. You probably already have someone who you send early drafts to like your …

Get ready for NaNoWriMo

If you are, like me, getting ready for this years Nanowrimo I thought I’d give some quick tips to help you out and get ready for NaNoWriMo month, which is nearly upon us! (Disclaimer – I’ve not done NaNoWriMo before but I’ve taken part in a few 24 hour play …

Overcome writers block: The picture game

A lot of writers are going to be deep into their novels at the moment (especially if you’re reading this during NanoWriMo month), ploughing through that word count and pushing everything aside to keep the momentum up. Others won’t be so lucky. They’ll have stalled or completely run out of …

3 tips to help you choose a writing course

There are a number of different writing courses of different costs and sizes. You only have to look at the likes of Faber, Raindance or the Guardian. One writing course can promise to help with character, another structure, another formatting. The list goes on. But with this shear volume of courses available, which one …