On Writing

The good, the bad and the ugly! This section is all about writing.


Recipe for a prize-winning novel with Shelley

Recipe for a prize-winning novel with Shelley

Hi all, It’s 10th June and today, over at Shelley Munro’s blog, I’m revealing The Recipe for a Prize-Winning Novel! It’s astoundingly simple and the results...

Writers Gone Wild summary fun!

Ever heard the term, “the dreaded synopsis”? Well, if that’s not enough to make your hair curl — and not in a good way! — how about blurbs and one-sentence-long...

Challenge yourself if you can!

Today I thought we’d talk about challenging yourself when you write. Do we have to? Yep. But I’ve just finished writing an entire damn book. Isn’t that enough of a...
Newsflash! An interview you don’t want to miss.

Newsflash! An interview you don’t want to…

**NEWSFLASH** On 16th May (tomorrow!) Writers Gone Wild are hosting mega-agent and author-extraordinaire Deidre Knight! If you’re a writer you should already know this, but for...

Over at Writers Gone Wild today we have nice vs…

Hi all, Over at Writers Gone Wild today my blog topic is: How a nice girl like me becomes a bitch-troll-from-hell! Impossible! I hear you protest. Well, dear reader, I regret to say...

I’m blogging over at Writers Gone Wild today

Hi all, I’m blogging over at Writers Gone Wild today and my topic is: “Pantsers and Plotters: such unglamorous terms!” I also have a new avatar. She’s sooooo...

Writers Gone Wild!

Well, now that the page proofs for Even Demons Get The Blues are done and dusted, and the countdown to its June 1st release has begun, it’s time for a new challenge. And I don’t...
Sources of inspiration, or, how on earth did you come up with THAT idea?

Sources of inspiration, or, how on earth did you…

This workshop was presented to the RWNZ Auckland Chapter at the March 2009 meeting. Please do not copy, reproduce or on-forward without permission from the authors. Thank you. SOURCES...