Creative writing

  • Where do story ideas come from?

    Where do story ideas come from? It is one of the most commonly asked questions at a book launch or directed towards well-known feature writers, and it’s a good one. To the outside world published writers are unicorns, the kind of magical creatures who see the world differently. I bet just like me, you’ve read […]

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  • The hardest part of writing a novel

    Most people, especially writers, have probably seen the Ernest Hemingway quote, ‘There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.’ We might be on ultrafast, portable devices now, but the sentiment is the same — writing can be hard! There are many challenges from finding the right storyline, […]

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