- When Should You Write?
It all comes down to that old search for certainty and the right mood. But you should know by now not to fancy phantoms. Certainty is a mirage and the right mood is within your power to create. I cannot tell you the exact time you should write, but I can tell you that the years you spent wondering when are the years you did not write.
- Books are for people
Readers’ demands are not particularly expressive. It is your duty as a writer to deduce the secret fantasies of your audience. Find out and give them what they want, or what you think they need (even if they don’t know it yet).
- Knowing your “Why”.
WHY DO YOU WANT TO WRITE? Through the holiday period, […]
Giving false information or a sloppy account of a thing […]
- The viewpoint character
Every story has an aim or reason driving its telling. […]
- On Modelling…
All readers are drawn to stories about things they recognise: […]
- Stretch your creativity
I think the only time you should take Write What You Know seriously is when it’s obvious that your story is lacking in logical and emotional sense.
- Taking A Break
As an upcoming or professional writer, there will be days […]
- Just Do It
Interested in writing? Got a great idea for a book […]
Putting in careful and persistent work or effort is a […]
- Begin With A Promise
Creative writing, especially when writing a story, should begin with […]
- It’s All About The Story
As a writer, it’s important to develop your writing style, […]
- Write Daily
Get into the habit of writing daily.
- Read Widely
Reading widely not only broadens your vocabulary, it also expands […]
- See the story behind the scenes
There’s a back-story to every scene playing before you. The […]
- Live well, then write well
The creativity flows from your heart. When your heart is […]
- Write what you would like to read
There’s nothing more frustrating than writing stuff you’re not interested […]
Conceptualising and expressing ones observations is a skill largely acquired […]
The creative mind is one which sees life from a […]