This week I completed a major milestone with my latest book, False Sanctuary. After a seemingly never ending second edit, I’ve now reached a place… Read More »Editing for writers: when to go back to the start
In my day job, my team and I are encouraged to be generalists. We are told that the best way to be able to deal… Read More »Should a writer aim to be a genre specialist?
For the last two weeks I’ve been introducing the first two major myths about social media for writers (part one here). So far, I’ve pointed… Read More »Social media myths for writers – Does everyone know better than you?
There’s no getting away from social media at the moment. It seems to be all encompassing, spurring news stories, providing distractions, and allow people to… Read More »Social media myth for new writers (part two): promoting your work
This is the first in a series of posts that I’m writing to smash away at some of the myths around social media for new… Read More »Myth and reality in social media for new writers (Part one)
Eventually, you do realise that someone is going to have to read your work? Whether it’s beta readers, actual readers, or competition judges, you can’t… Read More »When should I give my writing to beta readers?
Too often I see writers focusing too much on how much they’ve completed in a calendar year. How many short stories, how many scripts and… Read More »Why you should embrace the writing process