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‘E’rotic fiction

I’m sure you can’t have a love of books and not notice the massive hype around the best selling ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ trilogy. I haven’t managed to start readingit, although I do love a bit of cheeky literature, however … Continue reading

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Research is your friend

It strikes me that I don’t talk about my writing process very much and, contrary to popular belief, I do have one. While I do most of my plotting in my head, only setting it down in notes when it’s … Continue reading

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Reading the Writer’s Journey Part 4

As promised in my last post, here are stages 8 and 9 from the Writer’s Journey. 8. The Ordeal Vogler identifies this as a halfway point in a film or story, though he also points out that the ordeal can … Continue reading

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Reading the Writer’s Journey Part 3

In my last post, I planned to ‘discuss stages 6 and 7, which take the story to the middle of Act 2 and the first major crisis’.  I will be looking at stages 6 and 7, but I’m not so … Continue reading

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Marketing Your Book: How I did it

Take a seat, and let the Wise Man kwell your fears… With Greaveburn on its way Inspired Quill have seen fit to assign me my own Marketing Womble, as I like to call her. (Hi Lea! More from her soon!) … Continue reading

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Reading the Writer’s Journey Part 2

After the last post, I thought this time I would write up stages 4 and 5, which take the story up to the end of ‘Act 1’. Note: Vogler proposes that each myth is split into 3 acts – Act … Continue reading

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Reading the Writer’s Journey Part 1-Christopher Vogler

I’ve started reading the Writer’s Journey (third edition) partly out of interest in writing and also with an interest in film. Critics of Vogler believe he is proposing a formula for writing, which I would also be against – I … Continue reading

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What do you want from a writing group?

Today we had another meeting of the Steel City Writers. I’ve had a few discussions about writing groups recently. Some have had positive experiences and loved them. Others have struggled to cope with the rigid rules set out in their group and … Continue reading

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Inspired to Write

Over on my main blog I’ve just published about my first guest post on Dodging Commas. I have been approached before ( if that is the right way to phrase it) but this is the first time I have had the … Continue reading

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Holidays

Hello, well there goes Easter, bring on the Diamond Jubilee, what gives you a clue that I like holidays. I’m not fussy I like a beach as much as the next person but it’s the law of beaches that I … Continue reading

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