April brings the start of another series, as I start to look at the villains in my novel, I thought I would share with you the things I learn. But first: Audience Participation Required… [Read more…] about Crafting Villains Series #1 Who’s Your Ultimate Villain?
I had to coax myself into posting this. Not because I didn’t want to do a post for #1000Speak, but because bullying is one of those things that everyone has been affected by, and I am no exception. It’s all a little close to the bone. Bullying is one of those universal topics that touches the lives of almost everyone. But I want to focus on the positive. On why being bullied made me a better writer. Without having been bullied I wouldn’t have focused on writing in my youth, and I probably wouldn’t have realised writing was my dream. So am I compassionate with the bullies? No, probably not, I know that’s the point of 1000speak, but, I am grateful for the experience of bullying. [Read more…] about 5 Reasons Bullying Made Me A Better Writer #1000Speak – Building On Bullying
My aim here, is to see if I can convince you to get up close and personal with your own inner psycho…
Have you ever watched Dexter? If you haven’t, you should. It’s great, Wiki says:
‘Dexter is an American television drama series. Set in Miami, the series centers on Dexter Morgan (Michael C. Hall), a blood spatter pattern analyst for Miami Metro Police Department who also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have slipped through the cracks of the justice system.’ [Read more…] about The Dexter Effect – How to use your inner 'Psycho' to write better – The Crafting Characters Series #5
I took this photo in Nepal, the children playing with tyres on the uneven road still moves me. If you’re inspired by the photo write a few words, a poem, or a story and I will post them with my next writespiration.
If this inspired you let me know, if you managed a poem or short or flash story post it below and I will publish it on my next writespiration. [Read more…] about Writespiration #30