Advice

Want to try your hand at writing fantasy? Not sure where to start?

Not to worry! I’ve started sharing what I’ve learnt from my own experiences writing over the last eleven years. We’ve got everything from worldbuilding, characters, plot and much more!

Check out my articles below – happy learning! Don’t forget to sign up to my monthly writing advice newsletter – get writing tips straight to your inbox!

Writing On Caffeine - a Writing Advice Newsletter - Signup Now!

Check out my privacy policy for the legal bits about signing up to my Newsletter


Top 3 tips for writing Multiple POVs

As a fantasy reader and writer, I’m most comfortable in the world of 3rd person POV. However, if you’re writing a fantasy epic, how do you manage multiple POVs in your novel? Here are my top three tips:1) be picky with your POVs2) write a unique character voice for each POV3) use your POVs to advance the story Be picky with your POVs Be really picky about who you give a POV to. Each POV needs to give something new – for example a new perspective for the reader or to follow a plot point. And remember, each POV will … More Top 3 tips for writing Multiple POVs

How To: Writing Sub-Plots

Sub-Plots are a key part of any story, especially a fantasy one. You have to keep a careful eye on how many you have and what purpose they are serving in order to keep a handle on your story.   This month in my newsletter Writing on Caffeine, I’ll be looking at why Sub-Plots are so important, and my top tips for handling them in your writing! Not yet signed up? You can subscribe to my monthly newsletter by clicking the button below! Not yet signed up? You can subscribe to my monthly newsletter by clicking the button below! Featured … More How To: Writing Sub-Plots

How To: Creating your world’s geography

Consider how you would talk to your partner, your sibling, or someone at work. You might have different jokes that Having a unique world starts with the geography of that world. The geography of your world will dictate the climate of your world, your character’s homes and cities, and aspects of the way they interact with that world. It’s the foundation to any good worldbuilding, and the beauty of it is you can go as complex or as simple as you like! This month in my newsletter Writing on Caffeine, I’m looking at where you can draw inspiration for your … More How To: Creating your world’s geography

Loading…

Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.