Fact and Fiction Writing Exercise

I have just today begun an online creative writing course. One of the writing exercises is to write two paragraphs about anything, one containing 1 fact and 3 fictions and another containing the opposite. I had posted my replies below.  Let's see if anyone can sort fact from fiction. 1 fact 3 fiction:  I will... Continue Reading →

Which planning method is best?

Over the years I have tried several different methods for planning a story, of any length. Admittedly I tend to plan novel length stories, none of which have moved much past the 10,000 word mark. I have tried writing with no planning done as well, also known as 'pantsing'. None have really worked for me... Continue Reading →

Working Synopsis

As promised here is my working synopsis for my as yet untitled 2017 NaNoWriMo project. 'The King is dead, the killer is on the run and the Crown Prince needs help to find him. He turns to an ally of the kingdom, Darunia Iceborn, an Elf from the Western kingdom. Darunia accepts the quest and... Continue Reading →

Countdown to NaNoWriMo 2017

1st November is fast approaching people! I've said this before but I am determined to reach the 50,000 word goal this year. I have much more done in the way of planning this time than I have had in the past, and still 52 days to go. Overall Plot - Done Character Outlines - Done... Continue Reading →

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