A look at my thoughts in response to the #WriterInMotion prompt
This year, RewriteItClub are doing a monthly series on writing a book, and I’m joining in with my adult political fantasy. To find out more about RewriteItClub’s series click here, or to see this month’s post, click here. This month is all about dialogue! There's a lot of dialogue in my book, given that much of the … Continue reading Journey to a Polished Manuscript: July – (RewriteItClub)
Tips for practising self care on a deadline
This month looks at how character and world are linked
This month's writing topic is world building - one of my favourite parts of the process!
An introduction to the villain at the heart of my book.
Following on from last month's post about my story's premise and story focus, I'm back again with the February discussion from #RewriteItClub. If you want to know more about the year long project to delve into story, please click here. I'm still working on THE LANDS TOUCHED BY THE GRIFFINS' WINGS (aka GRIFFINS for short) … Continue reading Journey to a Polished Manuscript: February – Structure, Plot Points and Story Beats (RewriteItClub)
I love Shakespeare's history plays, but this re-imagining of England in the 1400s left me bored due to sloppy character work.
While it may contain one of the catchiest songs of the moment ("Toss a Coin to your Witcher), the way the Witcher was adapted for Netflix failed to initially engage me for three reasons.
This year, #RewriteItClub are doing a year long project to help writers edit/rewrite their novels. I'm joining in, so once a month I'll be posting about my story and working on their assignments. For more information on the year long project click here. I was hesitant at first to post this, as my blog is … Continue reading Journey to a Polished Manuscript: January – Premise and Story Focus (RewriteItClub)