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

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

Choose (From the Archives)

The world might break, but it can be reformed. A better world, a more unified world. A kinder, better world. Humanity’s strength is in its kindness. It’s compassion. It’s generosity. So choose positivity. Choose kindness Choose love. First Posted in 2020

The Joining Payment

“We’ve got 10 minutes until the alarm goes off.” Fezula didn’t look concerned. She was never concerned about this. “Fine,” she replied, “let’s get to work.” She held out her hand at Tulep. Tulep passed her the bag of warded coins. “You know,” Fezula, “I thought you were going to be too stressed for this, … More The Joining Payment

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