Writing On Caffeine – Describing Characters

This month in my newsletter, Writing on Caffeine, I’m looking at building characters, and in particular how you describe your character. I’ll be looking at some ideas to consider when creating your character’s physical appearance, as well as some top tips to consider when describing your characters in your novel. Are you ready to learn … More Writing On Caffeine – Describing Characters

Editing your First Draft – Writing on Caffeine and Short Story Snippet!

Are you subscribed to my writing advice newsletter? The latest edition of Writing on Caffeine is now in your inboxes! This month I’m looking at how to edit your first draft! Don’t forget, when you subscribe to my newsletter Writing on Caffeine, you get free access to my fantasy short story The Gateway of Arieum … More Editing your First Draft – Writing on Caffeine and Short Story Snippet!

Writing On Caffeine – Editing your First Draft

This month in my newsletter, Writing on Caffeine, I’m looking at writing skills, and this time it is all about how to edit your first draft! First drafts are fickle creatures. They are hastily thrown together (especially if you are a “gardener” writer like myself) and need work to form the story that you see … More Writing On Caffeine – Editing your First Draft

Writing On Caffeine – Writing Food and Drink

This month in my newsletter, Writing on Caffeine, I’m looking at worldbuilding again – and this time it’s food and drink! What your characters eat and drink might not play a vital part of your story, but it can be a key tool to show wider aspects of worldbuilding and characterisation. How your characters interact … More Writing On Caffeine – Writing Food and Drink

Writing On Caffeine – Character Voices

This month in my newsletter, Writing on Caffeine, I’m looking at how to write characters, specifically how to craft a unique voice for your character. It’s one of my favourite writing adventures to work out what each character’s voice is! In this newsletter I’ll be talking about what makes up a good “Character Voice” and … More Writing On Caffeine – Character Voices

Writing On Caffeine – Exposition and Description

This month in my newsletter, Writing on Caffeine, I’m looking at the craft of writing. This month I’m talking all about exposition and description – two of my favourite tools in the writing toolkit to use when creating my stories. I’ll have a look at what they do, what their purpose is in the story, … More Writing On Caffeine – Exposition and Description