A World of Backstory

As a budding fantasy writer I remember rushing off to George R. R. Martin's blog to glean some advice from a master. As luck would have it the very first questions on the FAQ page was: 'I want to be a writer. Can you give me any advice?' I devoured his response: Read widely young … Continue reading A World of Backstory

Feeling Let Down: WIPpet Wednesday

It's been a rough week. We lost a beloved friend to cancer, and it hurt. And in a cruel double-whammy we also saw the legal system fail spectacularly. As a lawyer I've seen it before, but rarely in such a cruel fashion. Going through a week like this makes you realise you need to cherish … Continue reading Feeling Let Down: WIPpet Wednesday

Is Your Plot Bunny Leading You on a Wild Goose Chase?

A weekly blog hop where writers get togetherto talk about what inspires them.This week I'm inspired by plot bunnies. Those marvellous story ideas that turn up at the most inopportune moments, dazzle you with their clever brilliance, and then bound off at speed, so you have no choice but to follow and see where they … Continue reading Is Your Plot Bunny Leading You on a Wild Goose Chase?