Building an historicaly acurate world is no piece of chocolate cake with creamy chocolate icing. Hou, but chocolate cake with creamy chocolate icing... Anyway, back to the struggle at hand. I started the research for an histoire fantastique while finishing *struggling with the the tween novel title*, I have been working on from January to … Lire la suite de Writing tips: On struggling to get started with a new story
When your doing research about writing a book, it seems like we have to write a novel in 3 months. I totally did it, by the way. Wrote a novel in 3 months. It's a middle-grade/tweens novel, 52 000 words long, or it will be when I am done with the second rounds of revisions. … Lire la suite de How to write a novel in 3 months Wait, but… why?
The Muse is super fun to hang out with, but since she has many places to be... For years, I would only write at night, after school. Then, I would only write in the early morning, before work. After my baby finally started to sleep through the night, at 15 months (if you are curious, … Lire la suite de How to Master the Writing Routine
Here's 3 tips that served me well over the years, and some bonus thoughts on this "how to write"!
it is late in my short five years career as a bookshop girl that I was introduced to the Smurfette Principle.
At University, I had my first creative writing class. Many would follow, but in the first one, I learned one precious tip. The teacher, a best-selling author who happened to wrote really good novels, sparked a passionate debate when he shared that tip with the whole class. " Work hard on your first draft, take … Lire la suite de How to trash your first draft without crying your heart out
In this post, we tackle the oh! so promising ''how to write a bestselling novel'' articles you can fin out there. And we tell the truth about it.