Tag Archives: plotting

Authors, are you applying what you learned last year to your current writing? #amwriting

I’ve taken longer than most author bloggers to consider what I learned last year. I decided not to do the regular, almost obligatory, New Year review, as I took time off to enjoy New Year instead! So what did I learn about writing last year, and why am I sharing it with you? I think […]

Fabulous Friday Guest Blogger – Deborah Jay

Today I’d like to share – reblog – a guest post that I wrote for ‘The Write Stuff’ about face-to-face writers’ groups. If you have any experiences, do share ­čśÇ

How the Seven-Point Story Structure Can Help Your Writing

Why a Dedicated Pantser has taken to Plotting (of sorts!)

Pantser by nature For those of you unsure what this strange beast might be, a pantser is someone who writes by the seat of their pants. In other words,┬ásomeone like me. When I wrote my first novel h-hm years ago, I started with an interesting scene and let the story develop. I had absolutely NO […]

5 things a busy writer can’t do without

I’m guest posting on Jane Ayres blog, THE BEAUTIFUL ROOM, rating┬áthe 5 things I can’t do without to enable me to keep writing around my hectic┬áday job. Check it out at: http://janeayres.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/deborah-jay-guest-post-what-are-5.html ┬á

Managing a part-time writing career

“Don’t give up the day job!” We’ve all heard it, and most of us need to abide by it. Unless we are lucky enough to get that big break (and I mean, big), few writers can earn a decent living by writing and doing nothing else. A couple of authors (past and present members)┬áin the […]