I have been thinking a lot about first sentences/pages/chapters lately. I think the closer you get to being ready to submit your manuscript, the more you start to think about this in particular. You realise just how much weight that first page/s carry. You need to be able to hook readers in straight away. Some … More Writing Tip Wednesday: The First Sentence/Page/Chapter.
Synopsis from Goodreads: Jarrod Thornton is mesmerising. But Kate Warren doesn’t know why. The moment the new guy walks into the room, Kate senses something strange and intense about him. Something supernatural. Her instincts are proven correct a few minutes later when, bullied by his classmates, Jarrod unknowingly conjures up a freak thunderstorm inside their … More Review: Old Magic by Marianne Curley.
Today I am review the YA high fantasy novel ‘The Demon King’ book one in the Seven Realms series by Cinda Williams Chima. Synopsis from Goodreads: One day Han Alister catches three young wizard setting fire to the sacred mountain of Hanalea. Han takes an amulet away from Micah Bayar, son of the High Wizard, … More Review: The Demon King by Cinda Williams Chima
Hi everyone, welcome to this fortnight’s writerly update. I’ve had some busy writing days and some days that have been too busy to get much writing done, mainly the last three days, but I’m mostly happy with the progress I’ve made. On the novel front, it’s been a bit slow going on typing up the … More A writerly Update 6.
Hi everyone, so sorry there was no Fiction Friday this week, and I’m sorry to say there is not going to be a Spotlight Sunday either. I have had a busy week and have hardly any time to read. I am currently reading The Demon King by Cinda Williams Chima. I am only on page … More Reviews TO Come.
I came across this letter today. It is an open letter to new and would be writers from author James Smythe. I found it very encouraging and wanted to share it with you. It was very eye opening about sales figures as well. I read a lot of blog post from writers and sometimes they … More A letter to inspiring writers.
A few weeks ago I read this great article by Julie Eshbaugh over at publishing crawl. In it, she suggests that you write what you love. This is something that I already do and thought that it is great advice to share. A lot of aspiring writers asks themselves what they should write, and one … More Writing Tip Wednesday: What Should You Write?