- About Writing
- A Writers’ Retreat
- Active Readers
- Training the Muse
- On Bodices
- Point of View – POV
- That Dreaded Synopsis
- Voice – Part 1
- Voice – Part 2
- Writing Comedy
- Myths of Romance
A Writers’ Retreat
I attended a writers' retreat with 10 other authors and it was so inspirational, I wanted to share it with you. There's also a little about story collage.
Techniques for keeping your readers involved and turning pages: Notes from a workshop I gave at a Australian Romance Writers Conference in Melbourne.
Myths of Romance
There are plenty of urban myths about romance fiction: they're all the same, they're easy to write, it's all done to a secret formula, and they're all about sex. Or are they?
Photos I took of Regency-era bodices at Berrington Hall, Herefordshire.
Point of View – POV
Understanding Point of View and how to use it
That Dreaded Synopsis
For people trying to write synopses...
Training the Muse
My take on how Dorothea Brande's techniques can help you become a better writer.
Voice – Part 1
The first article about Voice; about trusting in the way you view the world. And about the importance of chocolate.
Voice – Part 2
The second article about Voice; about the importance of the particular, rather than the generic. And about Australian singer-songwriter Paul Kelly.
Techniques for writing romantic comedy: Notes from a talk I gave at a Australian Romance Writers Conference in Sydney