June 4, 2019

"Far from helping me to enrich my novel, research was stopping me from writing a good one."

May 20, 2019

Do you actually know your characters, or are they yet to emerge?

May 20, 2019

There are benefits to be found in removing the notion that writing requires writing space, and in writing fiction around ongoing human life.

May 7, 2019

Writers dig alone time. It’s our bread and butter. It gives us time to write, to think, to observe, to read…to walk around in our pants.

May 6, 2019

'Writing about a writer’s block is better than not writing at all.' - Charles Bukowski.

April 24, 2019

"Tell your new idea you appreciate it but explain firmly and kindly that you are busy right now and will get to it when you are done with your current project."

April 8, 2019

'The start of your writer’s journey is not the time for limitations; it’s the time for possibility.'

March 26, 2019

'When you’re starting out as a writer, there’s so much to consider that it can be bewildering.'

March 26, 2019

'No matter how bad things are, I always feel better after I’ve written something.'

March 26, 2019

My dad was an international pot smuggler. His organisation was responsible for shipping hundreds of tons of Thai stick into America. He was good at it, at least, until he wasn’t.

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