Rewriting is a very interesting process. As someone who writes pretty cohesive first drafts, the whole concept of rewriting has been a little alien to me. I’ve done the subtle change and chapter rewrite here and there, but rewriting is something that I’ve had to really learn over the last year. 2015 was an incredibly [...]
With May taken over with preparation and execution of my 2016 storm chase I've been remiss in letting everyone know about my latest Fantasy-Faction article. In it, I look at how you can use Scrivener to organise your research and notes. Be sure to check it out!
A year ago, a group of friends and I were all sat at Eastercon talking about our hopes and dreams as writers. We ended up all agreeing we’d take the novels we had and submit them to agents. And so I ended up coming home and compiling a list of three agents who were setting [...]
For all those of you who are budding authors or short story writers, I've started the first in a series of articles I plan to write this year on using Scrivener. I think it's a great tool but I found that because it is so flexible it can be difficult to know how to get [...]
I’ll be honest… the writing 2016 is off to a slow start. Part of it is simply being busy on other things but a significant chunk is that after writing 600,000 words in 2015, my brain needs to recharge. […]
2015 was my Year of Hard Work. I had quite a simple philosophy, it would be the year I knuckle down and work my arse off. I’d follow up any opportunity and keep my irons in every available fire, so to speak. Having spent the previous year perfecting my organisation I was confident that I could juggle multiple activities without losing track of what needed doing when. […]