How to Be a Lean Mean Writing Machine

How to Be a Lean Mean Writing Machine

Padding is great for sheds – the more of it the better, as far as I’m concerned, because I’m hoping it’s going to keep me warm and toasty the whole winter through. It ain’t so good for novels, though.  There can sometimes be the...

Common Pitfalls # 1

After many years of teaching creative writing, I’ve learned to spot work from people who are inexperienced reasonably swiftly.  A number of things give them away and I thought it might be helpful to talk about these, so that you can try and avoid what are fairly...