I was wondering if anyone uses a notebook to jot down ideas. How many times have you had a light bulb, not written it down, then later on wished you had? I know I’ve done that! I carry one around with me so if I get a light bulb, I’ll jot it down. Light Bulbs… Continue reading Do You Keep an Ideas Notebook?
Right? HELL NO! If you link the outcome of failures to your self worth – you are bound to feel like a failure. You are NOT your book! This is vital to overcoming the fear of failure. Treat failed attempts as feedback. How do you react to criticism? If you become aware of a strong… Continue reading “My Book is a Failure – So am I.” The Fear of Failure
Fight scenes are good to add drama and conflict in your story. I gathered these tips from my own experience and from useful writing websites. When writing a fight scene the most important thing to bear in mind is what’s at stake. You might have a really action packed adventure but if there’s no stakes,… Continue reading 9 Tips for Writing Fight Scenes
I was asked, when writing a query, to say why I write and why that subject. In a bid to keep my query to just one page I wrote, ‘I write because I love it my main passion is young adult fantasy fiction…’ and that was it. Writing stories is something I’ve done, literally, since… Continue reading Why I Write Fiction