Saving The Cat…Or Trying To…Part 2


Take a deep breath guys…this post is a bit rambly (I’m gathering my thoughts) and very link happy lol…click away though, they’re all very useful 🙂

This months Save The Cat homework is to come up with your hero’s goal, which is to be inserted into the log line.

As writers we are told that your main character has to have a goal and that said MC has to achieve that by the end of the novel (or do they?).

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The Things They Carried


Reading Richard Skinner’s “Fiction Writing” i just wanted to share with you a small idea that I love 🙂

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Oh Scrivener…Where Have You Been All My Life?


Well, I am soooo excited! Now that I’ve just completed week 2 of the Scriveners course I feel confident enough to actually use it. So I’ve set up a “Blog” project and for the last few days I’ve been compiling posts using it 🙂

This week I discovered that…

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Do You Struggle Keeping Track of Your Story Timeline?


Writer Wendy Clark (well her husband actually) has created a FREE downloadable Story Timeline that will help you keep track.

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Am I Really A Writing Retreat Type?


You may have noticed I’ve been a bit quiet? I’ve not been on FaceBook, I’m behind in replying to comments, e mails and reading blogs. I guess it was appropriate then, that at the end of a week where I’ve not been feeling too good, I should have a Mini Writing Retreat 🙂

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Wannabe A Writer? Part Two


I dont normally post on a Tuesday, but i just had to share 🙂

Remember Part One?

Well, in this episode Jane takes Delphine to meet Katie Fforde and what great advice Katie gives 🙂

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