Write a Novel: The Snowflake Method

Sounds so sweet, doesn’t it? The Snowflake Method. Little shards of snowy ice fluttering around us, carpeting the ground and one by one they form a whole. As innocuous as it sounds, the Snowflake method has been used for years by people who swear it is the reason they...

How To Write A Short E-Book in 7 Days

Our expectations have become such that we’re looking for the easiest, fastest way to do things … and then there a times we just want to get stuff done – especially something we know we need to do and keep putting off. I’ve written a number of e-books which I use as...

On Becoming a Writer

I became a writer by writing. I remember almost all of my undergraduate creative writing teachers saying, Just write, and things will happen Quoted by Carrie Oeding from her teachers in her BA English. source:...
Write a Short Story – Fast

Write a Short Story – Fast

Came across this little video – well, it’s an hour long actually – but it seems to have a decent approach to writing. Note – this is not a quick and dirty cheat-sheet. Andrew goes through in a structured and thorough way. He claims to write a short story each week so...

Finished Your 1st Draft? Next…

There’s a great warm feeling that rushes through your veins when ‘finish’ your first draft. You type “The End”, print it out, get the satisfaction as you rap all the pages so they are all aligned and you clip it together to … What comes next? Lots of work. Lots....

Need a Writing Prompt

Get your creative juices flowing by getting into the HABIT of writing regularly – daily or weekly is good. There are lots of writing prompt ideas around. Here’s one for you from Writers Digest: What In The World Did I Agree To? You had the best time at your New Year’s...