Slow and Steady

The last two months of writing have been… slow, to say the least. It’s been a tough section to try and get through in the book, mostly around trying to get three key plot threads tied up and organised so that the next section of the book can happen. One thing I’ve found through this … More Slow and Steady

How To: Endings

Endings of a story have a special place in my writerly heart. Finding the right ending to a story, especially a longer project that I’ve been working on for a while, is a large reason why I write. So, how do you write a good ending? I’ve got some top three tips to consider when … More How To: Endings

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

How To: Middles

The middle. The point of the story were the story finds its feet. It’s also the point where the writer of the story can lose their mind. Middles, I’ve found are always a tough nut to crack. They’re the point where your motivation is beginning to wane, the point where pacing becomes more than just … More How To: Middles

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

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

Why I Write

To say I cannot write would be an understatement. To say I was a perfectionist would be a truth. To say I was a dreamer would be realistic. There are words locked within my mind, this I know. It’s the same feeling when you know that someone is standing behind you, but just out of sight. They … More Why I Write