Playing The Genre Field

Should You Stick To Writing One Genre?

Posted Posted in Being a writer, Genre

What genre do you write? Do you think you’ll still be writing that in ten year’s time? Writing is a fluid thing and some people worry, as they begin their writing journey, that they’re being pinned down to just the one genre. When I meet another writer, I always ask what genre they write. When […]

How To Keep Your Ideas Original

Posted Posted in Being a writer, Inspiration

Christopher Booker wrote a whole book about the seven basic plots. Yep, he states that there are only seven basic stories in the whole world. It feels like there’s more, doesn’t it? That’s because, while we’re all using similar plots, we’re all putting our own twists on them. That’s the key to keeping your ideas […]

Haters Gonna Hate And Writers Gonna Write

Going Against The Naysayers

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Have you ever been told that you shouldn’t be a writer? That writing gets you nowhere. Writers don’t make any money. You’ll never get published. You’re too old/young to write a book. Oh, you’re writing a book? I want to do that too, it’s not that hard. We’ve all been there. Every writer has had […]

What Will You Achieve With Your Writing In 2018? (Free Printable Inside)

Posted Posted in Being a writer, Find Your Writing Path, Inspiration, Productivity

How has your 2017 writing been? If you’re like me, you’re in a mad panic that there’s only one month left. You may have missed some (all) deadlines. You may not have written as much as you would have liked. I hope you don’t mind me asking why? Personally, it’s because I’m easily distracted and […]