Generating Ideas For Your Next Novel – Fiction University

Over on Fiction University, I found (amongst others) a huge list of ways to assist with the generation of story ideas. There are quite a few, but this post helpfully draws them together in one user-friendly list. Check it Out... Ideas and Brainstorming  That first rush of an idea is always fun, but sometimes the … Continue reading Generating Ideas For Your Next Novel – Fiction University

A GUIDE TO WRITING MAGIC SYSTEMS – Fantasy-Hive

I've been kicking around a few story ideas and what I've noticed is that they don't all neatly fit into one genre, but there are some commonalities in some of them. I've never really written fantasy, haven't read much in that genre since I was a lot younger, so I did a bit of digging … Continue reading A GUIDE TO WRITING MAGIC SYSTEMS – Fantasy-Hive

Vague Synopsis – Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

As promised last week, please find below the synopsis for the second movie in the Star Wars franchise, the Empire Strikes Back. Well actually, I say second but that should of course read fifth. No, wait. Seventh. Yes at the moment it's the seventh movie in the franchise, however, that could change at any point … Continue reading Vague Synopsis – Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

The Zombie Apocalypse As Described By A Golf Commentator #1

I've been listening to the Masters golf and was impressed by how calm and quiet the commentators sound and it put me in mind to share some of what I've come up with... Over the last few weeks, as you may know, I've been struggling with typing, but what I have done, to keep myself … Continue reading The Zombie Apocalypse As Described By A Golf Commentator #1

10 Essential Blogging Tips from Stephen King’s “On Writing” — The Art of Blogging

I'm a big fan of King. Not sure if that's a surprise to you at this point, so when I saw this post, I had to read! I've read 'On Writing', but it was a while ago, and having these tips pulled together over on The Art Of Blogging is a great help... In 2002 … Continue reading 10 Essential Blogging Tips from Stephen King’s “On Writing” — The Art of Blogging

Six Word Horror Saturday

Well, last week wasn't enough to exhaust all the six word horrors I have in mind. Today I have a few more to attempt to scare you with. The rules: Something that chills. Just six words. Simple. Here's what I've got for today: The shadow moved. It heard me. The darkness was absolute. She screamed. … Continue reading Six Word Horror Saturday

Road To… Well, Just Being Creative – April 2021

Hopefully by this point, you will have read one of my previous posts about the struggles I have had with my hands and my inability to type. I have tried to remain as creative as possible over the last few months and some of that I have been sharing with you here. This started off … Continue reading Road To… Well, Just Being Creative – April 2021

Vague Synopsis – Star Wars: A New Hope

I hope the last few vague synopses that you have read here have encouraged you to watch some excellent films. I think my descriptive powers have grown exponentially over the last few weeks of sharing these with you. I have to warn you that these posts will contain spoilers so if you haven't watched the … Continue reading Vague Synopsis – Star Wars: A New Hope

Spennyriver Dispatch – Anthem Singing Outcry

Spennyriver is a small town deep in the heart of the Midlands, UK. The Spennyriver Dispatch is the local paper bringing you all the local news, keeping you up to date with all the happenings in this strange town. It's like a regular town with regular people. Just weirder. Anthem singing outcry Today newly appointed … Continue reading Spennyriver Dispatch – Anthem Singing Outcry

Diary Of An Author With Multiple Sclerosis – April 2021

Well it appears as if I've left it quite a while again. My last diary update was just before Christmas 2020. Things have not been going well since that time. I am fully aware that COVID has meant that people, generally, have not been having a good time and for some people things have been … Continue reading Diary Of An Author With Multiple Sclerosis – April 2021