Being a writer

How To Write Creatively – Part One

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Tips For Writing Creatively - Part One

I get asked a lot of questions when I tell people I write stories. I get questions about plot, about characters, about ideas, about how to get started… Only one person has ever attempted to ask me, ‘yeah, but how do you write like that.’ They mean how do you write creatively. How do you […]

Guest Posts

5 Steps To Getting Started With Freelance Writing

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It’s time for another guest post! This time it’s from Ingrid Cruz, a freelance writer. Yes, WITW is about fiction writing but, if you’re interested in it, freelance writing can be a great boost for a fiction writer. Depending on what you write about, you can use it as some extra income, a new career […]

Plotting

The Magic of Subplots in Your Novel

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This Saved My First Novel

  It took me seven years to write my first published novel. Seven years! Okay, so I wrote another first draft in the middle, but still. Seven years. I paused half way through writing it, partly because I got distracted by another idea but partly because the story wasn’t going well. Something was wrong. Something […]