An ending Vs A Cliffhanger: What can save your novel

… He was by the edge, heart thundering, footsteps drew nearer, seconds from sending his heart into overdrive and then he sees it… Aah the cliffhanger, a writers secret weapon to trap their innocent readers, it’s the oldest trick in the book and for some reason, they never see it coming. Want to know a secret, those books, the ones you stay up all night … Continue reading An ending Vs A Cliffhanger: What can save your novel

The Bad Boy I was Dating: Experience To Writing

As a writer, we long to create realistic yet swoon worthy characters to sweep the reader off their feet and have their fingers itching to turn the page. What better way to create a realistic character that building one from past relationships, building on your last boyfriend or best friend. Writing requires an ever increasing level of realism for the reader to want to flip … Continue reading The Bad Boy I was Dating: Experience To Writing

Inspiration: The flickering bulb in writing

It’s one thing to have a plan. It’s another to execute it. And it’s a completely different story when keeping to the tight schedule of a plan; this could be the next book you’re writing, or the blog you’re managing. As a writer inspiration is everything. It’s well known to flicker like an aged light bulb, but when it lingers on it’s best advised to … Continue reading Inspiration: The flickering bulb in writing

Why you need to reinvent ‘the wheel’ to be a writer

Remember back in 2016 when you read that fantasy novel about the princess and the dragon? Or that romance novel where the lady falls in love with her brothers best friend? You do? Great, it’s been three years and you want to write a book similar to that but you’re worried about plagiarising, you’re worried about lawsuits and charges that are twice your apartment rent? … Continue reading Why you need to reinvent ‘the wheel’ to be a writer