Welcome to my first writerly update of the year. I’ve been very busy writing wise this past fortnight, using everyday of the new year so far to it’s full potential. So, what have I been up to? Well, it’s school holidays here in Australia, which usually means less writing time for me because my two … More A Writerly Update 15.
Hi everyone, Welcome to this fortnight’s Writing Tip Wednesday. Today I have a great link to The Write Life website, to a post written by Chuck Sambuchino titled ‘The Worst Ways To Begin Your Novel: Advice From Literary Agents’. I’m having a bit of a hard time figuring out the best start to the YA … More Writing Tip Wednesday: How to not start your novel
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.