Today I wanted to talk a little about support systems when writing.
“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” – William Shakespeare I wrote this post a few years ago but decided to resurface it as it’s that time of year again – NaNoWriMo! When creating these fictional worlds of ours, there is something thatRead more
It’s October, and despite the fact that NaNoWriMo starts in Novermber, planning starts YESTERYEAR. Last year I completed my goal of 50k (early!) and this year I’m rewriting my novel as there have been major plot developments, there is now an element of Greek Mythology! (eeek) Reverse NaNoWriMo So I discovered this blog aRead more
There is one thing that can either be daunting or addictive to writers, and that is murder. Albeit fictional, you’ve brought this person into the world, named them, given them a history, a personality and perhaps love. Happy is boring – we all know that. So to kill or not to kill? How easy isRead more
“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” – William Shakespeare When creating these fictional worlds of ours, there is something that permeates every aspect of the writing process, and that is name creation. Though it’s not just naming characters, oh no!Read more
So you have your entire novel planned for camp NaNoWriMo, down to each inciting incident and plot climax. Nothing to do now but wait until April to write the thing, right? Not quite. Character development is something that is hugely important when writing, something many writers overlook. I have a question for you: How wellRead more
What’s in a tagline? I’ve always hated writing them, and have only ever done so for university projects, where I never gave them much thought. So. I gave this some thought, I wrote numerous different taglines, and it made me realise things about my story I had not considered before. For example, my MC isRead more