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(Almost) Everything I Know About Writing Techniques by C.L. Taylor
Posted by C.L. Taylor in , .

As a self-proclaimed fan of ‘how to write’ books, there can’t be many writing techniques I haven’t either read about or used myself.  There are some writers who turn their...

What’s in a Place? Kiss Me Kill Me by J.S. Carol
Posted by J.S. Carol in , .

  One of the first things I need to work out at the start of a new novel is where it’s going to be set. Choosing the location is important...

Crime Fiction: The Purpose of an Inquest by R.C. Bridgestock
Posted by RC Bridgestock in , .

RC Bridgestock is the name that husband and wife co-authors Robert (Bob) and Carol Bridgestock write under. Between them they have nearly 50 years of police experience, offering an authentic...

Crime Fiction: The Purpose of a Post-Mortem by R.C. Bridgestock
Posted by RC Bridgestock in , .

RC Bridgestock is the name that husband and wife co-authors Robert (Bob) and Carol Bridgestock write under. Between them they have nearly 50 years of police experience, offering an authentic...

Reasons To Be Cheerful: Ideal Love by Alice Burnett
Posted by Alice Burnett in , .

Writing is a great job in many ways. You can do it in bed, it isn’t weather dependent, the only back-breaking part is forgetting to do your yoga, you don’t...

Overcoming Writer’s Block by Helen Moorhouse
Posted by Helen Moorhouse in , , .

Have you ever had the nightmare where you’re doing your Leaving Cert again? You’re sitting at your desk, prepared – you’ve got this. Except you don’t. All around you other students...

Writing ‘The End’ is Only the Beginning by Carmel Harrington
Posted by Carmel Harrington in , .

I’m currently writing my seventh novel, with a deadline hurtling towards me at great speed. Right now, I’m somewhere between the stage of wailing in despair that the end is...

What Jack Reacher’s Fist Can Teach Writers About Sentence Structure by Sam...

We’re often told that the secret to making writing clear and accessible is to use active verbs, simple words and short sentences. There’s something in that advice. But what really...

Writing from Multiple Viewpoints: Wildest of All by P.K. Lynch

How to write from multiple points of view and still maintain balance throughout the novel? This is a daunting task because, truth be told, there is no magic formula to...

On Writing … and Keeping on Writing by Hazel Gaynor
Posted by Hazel Gaynor in , .

April 1st 2014 was a Tuesday, and the day my debut novel was published in North America. I remember it so clearly. The excitement, the disbelief that it had finally...

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