Month: October 2014

Gertrude Atherton

Literary Birthday – 30 October – Gertrude Atherton

Gertrude Atherton was born 30 October 1857, and died 14 June 1948 Gertrude Atherton Quotes Authors are far closer to the truths enfolded in mystery than ordinary people, because of that very audacity of imagination which irritates their plodding critics. The very commonplaces of life are…
Masks Reveal More Than They Conceal

Masks Reveal More Than They Conceal

What would your protagonist wear for Halloween? What do Tutankhamen, Zorro and Batman all have in common? They all wore masks. Granted, Tutankhamen’s most famous mask was worn posthumously, but he did wear a fake beard while he was alive. Just like Santa - the…

Keep Calm – NaNoWriMo

If you participate in NaNoWriMo, you have 30 days to write a 50 000-word novel. If you want to find out more about it, read Do Not Underestimate NaNoWriMo. If you still decide you want to participate, you may find this NaNoWriMo Calendar useful.

The Backwards Novel

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Daily Writing Prompt

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Literary Birthday – 29 October – Henry Green

Henry Green was born 29 October 1905, and died 13 December 1973 Quotes I suppose the more you leave out, the more you highlight what you leave in … but if one kept a diary, one wouldn’t want a minute-to-minute catalogue of one’s dreadful day. To…

5 Guaranteed Ways To Bore Your Reader

Most beginners overwrite - padding their prose with unnecessary descriptions and characters. Here are 5 guaranteed ways to bore your reader. There are times when I pick up a book and I think, 'I can't carry on.' Even though I try to finish most of…

You know you’re a writer when…

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