Month: September 2018

Altruism for Authors

I’m a great believer in supporting the writing community wherever possible and whenever practicable. Of course, there is competition for representation, for publication, and for funding, but most of that activity happens in the privacy of one’s outbox and those all-important decisions are beyond our control once we have pressed send. How can novel writers …

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Setting the Scene – why location matters

One of the challenges authors face – and the directors and scriptwriters who interpret their work – is how to make each scene real. We want the reader or viewer to have an immersive experience, not only suspending disbelief but also engaging their senses to put themselves at the heart of the action. We’re talking …

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