The Mirror Moment

I thought I might share with you a piece of advice that really helped me with the book I am currently working on. In fact, it changed my whole outlook on the process and the structure of writing. It’s called writing from the middle, or the Mirror Moment. The Mirror Moment is the one scene, … Continue reading

We Are Not Amused

- 'Biting my truant pen, beating myself for spite: Fool! Said my muse to me, look in thy heart and write.' - Philip Sidney  It’s Monday morning, it’s raining, it’s cold, and I’m sitting at my desk with a blank screen on my PC and a blank look on my face. I wait in vain for inspiration … Continue reading

Planner or Pantser?

Some authors are meticulous planners.They will develop a rough story idea into a plan that consists of all major events, twists and turning points and they will know exactly how their story ends and how they are going to reach that end. Nothing is left to chance. Every bump and pothole in the … Continue reading