That’s easy to answer. Hands down, it was when I bought the software Scrivener. Scrivener is a word processing tool but it’s also SO handy for putting manuscripts together. You can have parts, chapters, scenes within chapters; you can use full-screen mode to stop distractions; you can edit the formatting of your writing… There are… Continue reading Getting to Know You: What’s the best money you ever spent as a writer?
Ha! I can be a bit of a villain in real life, so it’s not as difficult as you might think. I find it really easy to ‘think’ my way into another person’s mind-set, so I can attempt to understand their train of thought and their motivations. In The Moon Rogue, there are a number… Continue reading Getting to Know You: How do you write a convincing villain?