Set on the famous Orient Express, 12 people find themselves stuck on a train in a snow drift. Given that in Britain we have just had the worst snow storm I can remember, I found myself getting stuck into the story, the setting, everything.
A little while ago, I ran into the problem of running out of things to say, pushing and pushing myself trying to break through the block. I had lost creativity and in turn, you could say I lost my mojo. Instead of not thinking about it, just writing whatever nonsense came to my head, I … Continue reading A break from a hiatus
With the start of November comes the marathon of NaNoWriMo, a month long slog of writing in which you must keep pace or fall behind. I think at this point it's important to remember: don't burn yourself out. Writing should be enjoyable, you should have an absolute need to write the story in your head. … Continue reading How Not To Burn Yourself Out
When I was at uni, I studied Photography and Video for my degree, and having only just left, everything I learned is still fresh in my mind. I use it quite a lot in my writing as I am very able to visualise what I write, quicker than I am able to write it...