Children have vivid imaginations, and pick up on the worries and fears around them as they hear the news, listen to conversations, see frightening images…
The course includes teaching, assignments, reading, and access to a private facebook group (so you can join other writers in the Write for a Reason community, ask questions and make comments). The course is hard work…
Are you good at building up tension in your story, then letting your readers relax again? It’s an important skill for story writers. It’s like stretching a piece of elastic… just when it’s about to snap, you let it go. Phew! This process helps…
Everyone hates rejection letters. Nobody likes being rejected! As a publisher, I hate writing rejection letters, because I know how much time and emotion an author has invested in their book, and I understand how tough it is to have
Detach yourself from your surroundings for a minute and observe the people around you as if they were characters in a story. How would you describe them? Can you guess what they are thinking from their demeanour, their words, the look . . .
This week’s post will be the last in the series – today we are going to look at what you need to include in your book proposal.
Is the beach your favourite place to be? Set your story on the coast!
Love mystery stories? Write one!
Fascinated by history? Set your novel in your favourite period!
Have you always been surrounded by animals? Include them in your story!
As Christians writing for a reason we can get so caught up in being earnest that we forget that writing should be fun. OK, yes, it’s work too, but it should certainly have some lighter moments . . . and who knows where those lighter moments might take you?
Here’s an idea to give you a break from your novel:
So, Christian writers, what is your next step? If you need a door to open for you, maybe one of the following keys might help! Here are five keys for every aspiring writer: Keep learning Keep reading Encourage and be