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Novel With Me- Characters

Hello, and welcome to Novel With Me. The series which takes you on a writing journey from start to finish. Today we're going to be talking about what's important when creating your characters. And no, it's not their favourite colour, or their earliest memory. If you're looking for more detail, you can check out the… Continue reading Novel With Me- Characters

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How I refer to my protagonists’ parent in my novel

One issue I've come across during the course of my revision for Nephilim, is how I refer to my protagonists parent. I use both 'mum,' and her given name 'Deborah,' during the course of the novel. Now granted, I never thought this was a problem at first. It wasn't until someone over at Scribophile (circa… Continue reading How I refer to my protagonists’ parent in my novel

My Writing, Writing group

Behind the Scenes- my patchwork plotting process.

When I first started writing, I didn't have a clear process. I didn't plot, I didn't do character questionnaires, I didn't use a timeline. Times have changed since I first began writing Nephilim in 2013. I still don't do character questionnaires, I still don't use a timeline, but I do (sort of) plot. Today I'm… Continue reading Behind the Scenes- my patchwork plotting process.

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2018 and the writing goals I say I’m going to achieve

In 2015 I finally finished the first draft of my novel, Nephilim.  I didn't touch it again for a year. In late 2016 I made a start building my writerly platform, finally showing myself on social media.  I still hadn't touched my novel. So in many ways, 2017 for me was the very beginning. It… Continue reading 2018 and the writing goals I say I’m going to achieve