Which Book Should I Write?

Deep inside, you know you have a book in you. The challenge is getting it from an inner desire to a reality on the page, be it print or digital. I don't know you personally, so I can't recommend a specific book for you to write. However, I can offer some general advice that might… Continue reading Which Book Should I Write?


Writing Non Fiction

Non-fiction is not fiction. Duh. It's generally material which is objective, factual, and useful. I'm not including narrative nonfiction here but the principles could equally apply. If you plan to write non-fiction, (and you should because everyone knows something about something, right?) then it pays to think more broadly about the type of publishing format… Continue reading Writing Non Fiction

The 3 Laws of Magic Writing: Brandon Sanderson

Sitting in on a workshop by Claire Buss on creating a world of magic, she referenced Brandon Sanderson's Laws of Magic. There is some debate about the relevance of some of these laws but they are a highly useful beginning for writers new to the world of writing and creating magical worlds. Magical worlds are… Continue reading The 3 Laws of Magic Writing: Brandon Sanderson

Writing Tips From Winning Author Paul Harden

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You know I think I write pretty well. Noone can ever deny that because apart form my blog posts here and elsewhere, Ive never written the Great Novel. In the immediate future I have no intention, NaNoWriMo or not. My focus is on non-fiction for now. But when I do get to the stage I'd… Continue reading Writing Tips From Winning Author Paul Harden

How To Write a Book in 2 Minutes

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I was testing out how fast I could produce a video. Turns out ... fast! In this really quick 2 minute video I cover off the four key elements to writing a book what's the big idea? create a plan scope out the book write! And you're done! Obviously there is a lot more… Continue reading How To Write a Book in 2 Minutes

Becoming a Writer

I became a writer by writing. I remember almost all of my undergraduate creative writing teachers saying, Just write, and things will happen Quoted by Carrie Oeding from her teachers in her BA English. source: https://phdincreativewriting.wordpress.com/2011/12/04/how-carrie-oeding-became-a-writer/ Well worth the read.  Reading any writer's story provides inspiration to see how others have found their path to… Continue reading Becoming a Writer