At last! So wonderful to read a post which treats fan-fiction seriously and gives it the respect it deserves. Whatever you think of the concept, do check this out; you might be pleasantly surprised! Authors: Check Out These 21 Fan Fiction Sites.
Originally posted on A.C. Melody:
After reading the rough draft of one of my books, my sister asked me how in the world I could stomach writing the part of my villain? In this case, the villain happened to be human. Yes, that matters. There are different types of villains, but we’ll get to…
Originally posted on Tammie Painter:
In a couple weeks the mad frenzy known as NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will begin. During this month, during these 30 short days, writers are encouraged to write a novel. All I have to say is please don’t. Now before you start throwing tirades at me saying NaNoWriMo is…
When I was a child, I was always very excited to hear the sound of a handbell, and the cry ‘Rag and Bone! Rag and Bone!’ – I would dash out to the street to pet the Rag and Bone man’s horse, Dolly. For those of you too young to remember, this is what I’m […]
Interesting blog by Ian Weir about the differences between writing a screenplay and writing a novel:
Two reasons – the first reason being that Alison Jane Reid (formerly of ‘The Times’ and ‘The Lady’) did a fabulous online three-part video interview with one of my favourite actors, John Simm, last year (you can view it here) and she is now about to publish a new, in-depth profile interview with John in the […]