This is a time-sensitive post which will be of interest to writers, be they screenwriters or novel writers. It’s an online screenwriters festival that has been a month-long (it’s nearly finished, hence the time-sensitivity) but all content is available for a year. I only signed up yesterday. You have until Sunday 7th June to sign […]
What's Your First Draft Like? – Louise Phillips
Today’s First Draft Guest is crime writer Louise Phillips. Red Ribbons, the bestselling debut novel by Dublin-born crime author Louise Phillips, was nominated for the Ireland AM Crime Fiction Book of the Year award at the BGE Irish Book Awards in 2012. Louise won the award in 2013 for her second novel The Doll’s House. […]
How Do You Research For Novel Writing?
Today’s post comes to you courtesy of Alex Cavanaugh’s Insecure Writers Support Group. The monthly blog hop that has writers supporting and also writing out their fears. As my first novel goes out on submission, I’ve started working on the second in the series. This novel needs a lot more research doing than […]
Crime Writers Answer – Do You Always Know Who Did It?
Last week we looked at a short video of crime writers discussing research. This week the video I’ve watched is whether or not they know they ending of the novel they’re writing as they set out from the start. There are some interesting answers. A clip that I think will please all, because it again […]
How To Use Scrivener For Novel Writing
As you can see, I’m back from my weeks break. Thanks for coming back! After a brief discussion about this on Twitter, I thought I’d post my thoughts on Scrivener today. In my quest to make second novel world, easier, I’ve started using Scrivener. I attempted to use it last year. I downloaded the trial. […]