Tag: novel

The Bare Bones

Stick with it, there’s a novel in there somewhere. So it’s time to get motivated (or shamed – either is fine with me) into starting work on the new novel. In some ways it feels a bit of a cheat when the previous two in the series haven’t been picked up yet. (Agents and publishers, form an …

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Check your notes

Every book on writing I’ve ever tried to read in a shop and every workshop I’ve attended have all had the same piece of advice – carry a notebook with you at all times. That’s fine for recording what’s going on around you, but it takes on a different dimension when you’re writing about your …

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