I’m pleased to be able to introduce Alex J. Cavanaugh to the blog today to talk about his first draft process. As well as being a very persistent blogger with whom I have talked with for several years, he is the writer of science fiction books. Alex has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and […]
Should Books Be Age Certified?
You walk into a bookshop and it’s split into lovely sections for you to browse. To make it easier to find what you’re looking for. If you’re a writer and you are approaching agents they will want to know what genre it fits into. This, so it can be “shelved” easily in that very bookshop. […]
My Son's Writing Project!
OK, today I’m going to play the proud mum. At the last half term my little boy – who isn’t so little now – but is still only in year 5, was tasked with writing a story. It had to have an attention grabbing beginning, an exciting middle and an interesting story end. As a […]
Recently Read – The Body Snatchers by Jack Finney
The Recently Read posts are not typical book reviews. As a writer, I do not believe I should be reviewing the hard work of other writers. These posts are simply books I have recently read and enjoyed and will share with you. They will not always be crime books as I am trying to widen […]
Change Of Genre
I’m a crime fiction girl through and through. I read loads of crime fiction and I’ve written, well just finishing, my first crime fiction novel, which, I am hoping will be the first in a series. I even watch crime shows on the television. But there’s a story that has been going around and around […]