Goodbye January

January has come and gone in a blink of an eye it feels like. I’ve been improving my wordcounts on my novel, and had a few plot-based breakthroughs this month that I’ll talk about more in a separate blog. For now, the focus is to try and stay on track with my novel writing, stay … More Goodbye January

Introducing your Characters – Writing on Caffeine

This month in my newsletter, Writing on Caffeine, I’m looking at how to introduce your characters to your reader. Let’s think about what is your elevator pitch for your character, and what scenes you’re using to introduce them. After all, the introduction is setting the stage for the rest of your story, as well as … More Introducing your Characters – Writing on Caffeine

Creating a world through Clothes – Writing on Caffeine

This month in my newsletter, Writing on Caffeine, I’m talking about what your characters will wear during your story. Clothing might seem a throw-away point for your characters, but it can tell the reader both a lot about your characters, and the world they live in as well. Check your inboxes for the latest edition! … More Creating a world through Clothes – Writing on Caffeine

September Wrap Up

September has come and gone in the blink of an eye. For me, September has been a month of trying to get back into doing normal things, following August throwing me off my pattern. Exercise, self-care and writing have all slowly come back into my day to day routine. It’s still very much a work … More September Wrap Up

Tips for Planning your Project – Writing on Caffeine

Don’t forget that this month in my newsletter, Writing on Caffeine, I’m looking at how to plan your project – when to do it, why it’s important and some top tips for your own writing practice!. Are you ready to learn some more tricks for your own writing? Then subscribe via the button below so … More Tips for Planning your Project – Writing on Caffeine

Summer’s End

August is always a month of re-set. Even though I am long past the educational systems’ September-September year, there always is this sensation of starting a new cycle at the end of August. In some ways, it’s a farewell to the height of summer and looking onwards into winter, and for me, it’s also a … More Summer’s End

Creating Urban Areas in your fantasy world – Writing on Caffeine

Don’t forget that this month in my newsletter, Writing on Caffeine, I’m looking at how to create urban areas for your fantasy world. In any kind of landscape, there are going to be places which have more people than other places. These urban areas can have a completely different look and feel to the rural … More Creating Urban Areas in your fantasy world – Writing on Caffeine