NaNoWriMo 2015: Plotting and Scheming

With only one day left to Plot, Scheme and Outline, I though perhaps a possibly useful list of Links for anyone as unorganized as myself might be a good idea. Now, I must confess, I started out as a Pantser, however I soon learned the error of my ways as I never actually got around … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2015: Plotting and Scheming

Blogging For Writers by Robin Houghton

Title: Blogging For Writers Author: Robin Houghton Social Media: Google+ and Twitter Publisher: Ilex Press Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Source: This book was provided by Collins Booksellers - Bacchus Marsh About The Author: Robin Houghton has worked in digital media for the last 15 years, helping hundreds of business owners to adopt effective … Continue reading Blogging For Writers by Robin Houghton

Writing Resources: Self-Publishing

I was supposed to post up this blog-post hours ago, but I got distracted by Pinterest, and yeah I know I should try harder to fight my procrastination impulses. However, just in case anyone is curious as to what the hell snickerdoodle cookies are (and yes those are a real thing), now you know (and … Continue reading Writing Resources: Self-Publishing

Novel Research: History Repeating with NaNoWriMo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzuJXqgsiSM I know I sound like a broken record, saying the same stuff over and over again, and posting up the same links, but I really mean it this time. I'm going to be well organised for this year's NaNoWriMo. I know what you're thinking, November is still nearly three months away, there's plenty of … Continue reading Novel Research: History Repeating with NaNoWriMo

Freelance Writing

Freelance Writing is a complicated and uncertain business and, unfortunately, there are many ways an inexperienced Writer can be taken advantage of. So I figured I'd do a post listing some useful resources on the topic. Books: "Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World" by Michael Hyatt "The Well-Fed Writer" by Peter Bowerman "The Productive … Continue reading Freelance Writing

Writer's Block

While I'm not a fan of "Eat, Pray, Love", I do enjoy Elizabeth Gilbert's TED Talks on Writing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HBJa279i8M I do enjoy the line, "So John, suffering from Engineer's Block?", and I suppose it's because the line contains so much truth to it. No other occupation outside the Creative Industry suffers from a sudden inability … Continue reading Writer's Block