The Spaces Between – Why Less Can Be More

The Spaces Between – Why Less Can Be More

It’s sometimes said that reading a novel is superior to watching a movie because the pictures are better. However, one of the most common complaints levelled at novice writers is that they’re spending too much time “world building” and this gets in the way of the story. So how do we reconcile these two..

Location, Giving Your Story Roots

Location, Giving Your Story Roots

The endless stream of property shows that clog up many of our TV channels constantly stress the importance of location. What’s true for houses is equally true for fiction, the setting of your book can be as much a part of its success as the plot and the characters. Read more here.