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From the Archive Short Stories Writing Challenges

Hidden Depths

Who can tell what is really going on in this mad world? It is all a matter of perspective.

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From the Archive Short Stories

Fly on the Wall (Opening from my Work in Progress)

The opening of my novel (a work in progress). Surely for James, nothing could be safer than being at his Grandma’s house?

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Writing How To

Showing not Telling, the art of Engaging Stories

Why show not tell in a story, how to show not tell and an example from 1984.

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Writing Update

Writing Update 29th November 2020 – Goals and Motivation

Weekly writing update, I take a moment to look at my progress and offer some advice to start you on your own writing journey

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The Site of the Problem

The first writing update from my new website. See how things are going this week (spoilers the novel is coming along really well!)

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Top Five Posts Writing How To

Planning for Success – Put Your Ideas Down!

How to plan a story, narrative or creative writing exam question. Exploring three different methods of planning writing, with an inspirational quotation thrown in!

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From the Archive Writing Update

A Week Older, None the Wiser

Week 3 of my writing update, focussing on stayng determined!

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From the Archive Writing Challenges

Update: A Little Slice of Time

Right so week 2, things are starting to look up and the ball is most definitely rolling!

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From the Archive Short Stories

In Utmost Happiness Look Over You

From my Work in Progress. Death has many faces, which will it be when Death meets you?

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From the Archive Writing Update

The Big Idea – charting a novel journey

Today is the day, the day the plan for writing a novel and creating a blog takes shape. Let’s hope I can stick to it!