6 Superhero Writing Tips From Stan Lee

6 Superhero Writing Tips From Stan Lee

We were all saddened by the passing of Stan Lee, the legendary comic book artist and co-creator of some of pop culture’s most enduring superheroes. Here are six inspiring quotes from the legendary creator. ① Write what you love to read “If you write something…
How To Define Your Character's Narrative

How To Define Your Character’s Narrative

To define your character's narrative, you need to discover the WHY. What is a narrative? A narrative is a story.  It is the way in which we present a situation or series of events that reflects a specific point of view, which comes with its own…
Invaluable Safety Tips For Journalists

Invaluable Safety Tips For Journalists

Guest Post Spooked – or Ghosted? How To End Journalistic Surveillance The safety of journalists and the protection of their sources have been put under the spotlight in the last few months. On the 4th of July, 2018, activist group Right2Know released a revealing report…
7 Things You Need In A Writing Partner

7 Things You Need In A Writing Partner

Guest Post Increase Your Productivity: Find a Writing Partner You can increase your writing productivity by partnering with another writer and critiquing each other's work. But not any good-natured writer will do. If you really want to improve your writing productivity, look for these seven…
Harnessing The Power Of Time In Your Storytelling

Harnessing The Power Of Time In Your Storytelling

About a month ago, riding the train home from work, I looked up and through the window, the sky was low and turning to a dirty purple twilight. Just before the train and all her tired and distracted passengers started the final narrow stretch to…
Pulse Plotting – Get Your Novel Started, Right Now

Use Pulse Plotting To Get Your Story Moving

Get Your Novel Started, Right Now If you struggle with plot, there is a way to simplify it. Pulse plotting is a shortcut for the frustrated writer, the rebel writer, the experimental writer, or even just the panicked writer getting ready for NaNoWriMo. What is…
My Writing Journey

My Writing Journey – You’re Never Too Old!

Guest Post Becoming an Author: It’s never too late, and you’re never too old! by Gill Mittins When I was about six, I remember writing a book. I wrote it in pencil, on tiny pages torn from a notebook, held together in the centre by a…

The Starter Block: Getting Ready For NaNoWriMo

Around the world, writers are getting ready for National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo as November is now known by writers, all itching to take on the challenge of writing a novel in a month. While part of the fun is writing the novel at…