15 Unique Writing Prompts To Spark Your Creativity

Hey! Welcome back. With Camp NaNoWriMo just around the corner it’s a great time to give your creativity a jump start. If you haven’t come across Camp NaNoWriMo before, it’s an event run biannually (April and July) where you aim to write a novel in a month (while National Novel Writing Month is held annuallyContinue reading “15 Unique Writing Prompts To Spark Your Creativity”

Writing Analysis: Fifty Fifty by Steve Cavanagh

Hey! Welcome back. Due to personal circumstances, it’s been a while since I’ve posted. But I’m glad to announce that I’m finally back and will be delivering fresh content to you every week! You’ll notice my posts will be divided into three types: Comprehensive posts covering writing tips and techniques which will include analyses ofContinue reading “Writing Analysis: Fifty Fifty by Steve Cavanagh”

More Practical Advice On Writing From Neil Gaiman

Hey! Welcome back.  This post is part 2 of 2 where I’m discussing some writing advice from English author Neil Gaiman.  To recap, Gaiman is well known for his fantasy novels, comic books, graphic novels and short stories. His novels have received many prestigious awards and several have screen adaptations.  I recently took Gaiman’s courseContinue reading “More Practical Advice On Writing From Neil Gaiman”

Practical Advice On Writing From Neil Gaiman

Hey! Welcome back.  This post is part 1 of 2 where I’ll be discussing some writing advice from English author Neil Gaiman, one of the top ten living postmodern writers according to The Dictionary of Literary Biography. Gaiman is well known for his fantasy novels, comic books, graphic novels and short stories. His novels haveContinue reading “Practical Advice On Writing From Neil Gaiman”

6 Things We Can Learn From Ray Bradbury About Writing

Hey! Welcome back.  In this post I’m going to breakdown some writing advice from one of the most celebrated writers of the 20th and 21st centuries, American author Ray Bradbury.  Bradbury was most well-known for pioneering the modern science-fiction genre and for his expertly crafted short stories.  His best known works, all of which haveContinue reading “6 Things We Can Learn From Ray Bradbury About Writing”

The 1 Thing We’re Bringing To 2021

Hey! Welcome back to my blog.  2020 was a tough year but whatever battles you fought, you made it to 2021! Take a minute to toast yourself… Now let’s talk about the energy we’re bringing into this year.  Before we start I’m going to admit something; I was scared to write this post.  Why? IContinue reading “The 1 Thing We’re Bringing To 2021”

4 Ways To Successfully Develop Your Characters

Hey! Welcome back to my blog.  Today I’m going to be exploring examples of how to successfully develop your characters. Last week we looked at 16 things we can learn from Stephen King about writing.  Under characterization we noted that ‘to build realistic characters you need to pay attention to how real people behave andContinue reading “4 Ways To Successfully Develop Your Characters”