FAIRYTALES WITH BITE
Smashing Story Starts shares what I look for at the start of a story. This includes intriguing opening lines to what I like to know by the end of the first paragraph. I must admit I like to hit the ground running with my stories and get directly into the characters’ heads. I like to flesh out more details later in the story.
THIS WORLD AND OTHERS
My Top 5 Reading Tips is a follow-on from yesterday’s post when I shared my top 5 writing tips. I look at reading here from a writer’s viewpoint and discuss, amongst other things, the need to read widely and well.
CHANDLER’S FORD TODAY
Great to see good Facebook feedback on my article with Richard Hardie on his YA publication news. Many thanks, all.
I discuss Christmas literature – the Nativity, the carols, the films, the spoofs…!