Category Archives: writing tips

Forces of Nature

This battered row of wooden sentinels on my local beach, defying the forces of nature, made me think of an army of soldiers on the front line. The pounding of waves reminded me of war, so I turned my photo … Continue reading

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Foam Therapy

Agatha Christie is supposed to have said that doing the dishes is a good time for planning a book. Even the actor Liam Neeson, in an interview for Vanity Fair, quite a few years back, admitted to finding washing up … Continue reading

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How to Kill One of Your Characters

The problem with developing your characters and making them as realistic as possible is that when you have to kill one of them, you hesitate. I’m at a point in my latest book where I need to write a death … Continue reading

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