Welcome to the first in a new weekly blog post: #Prowrite! #Prowrite is a series of posts on improving your writing. We're starting off with the basics of spelling, punctuation and grammar before we move on to more tailored posts on characterisation, writer's craft and story structure. The first few posts, such as this one,… Continue reading #Prowrite: The Basics Part 1 – Punctuation and Capitalisation
Keep writing. It’s as simple as that. When I was 13 or 14, I wrote every day, often late into the night. The freedom I felt was amazing. Words flowing from my pen, ideas hammered onto the page with no hesitation. Then I got a little older. Then I felt the Fear. Then I stopped.… Continue reading Getting to Know You: What advice would you give to your younger writing self?
There are lots of things that keep me going – and lots of people who keep me going. Today, I’m going to focus on something that’s been happening recently, which has been giving me unending encouragement. Feathers. Yes, feathers. I’m not a hugely religous or superstitious person, and I don’t believe in a lot of… Continue reading Getting to Know You: What keeps you going when things are tough?