What should drive you?

I’ve written a couple of times about whether “you’re good enough” or “why you should write“, but perhaps more importantly… what should be your motivation? What should drive you to write? This will, of course, differ from person to person, but I think there’s a couple of things that should be common to all formsContinue reading “What should drive you?”

Burnout: it’s real, and it can affect anyone

In this blog, I’ve already talked about my thoughts on “writer’s block” in my article titled How to Write a Book. Today, however, I thought I’d address something else that’s bound to affect us all from time to time — and in this case, I’m not just talking about writers. Burnout. The first time IContinue reading “Burnout: it’s real, and it can affect anyone”

How often should I write?

It’s the age-old question, isn’t it? The question on every new writer’s lips: how much should I write per month, per week, per day…? It’s a question that arises out of a lack of experience, and a lack of true confidence, and there’s nothing wrong with either of those things — they’re perfectly natural. ButContinue reading “How often should I write?”

Ideas: Not as Rare as You Think

You know who has ideas? Everybody. Every damned day. Many writers tend to put a huge amount of emphasis on their ideas. They carry little notebooks with them everywhere. They sleep with a notebook beside the bed. I mean — what if you have an amazing idea and you forget to write it down? Shock,Continue reading “Ideas: Not as Rare as You Think”

The “Plotter vs Pantser” debate is silly

If you’ve been hanging around writer circles for a while, you’ve probably heard the topic come up – “which are you, Plotter or Pantser?” My answer is, invariably, it doesn’t matter. But before I get to that – and to why I find the whole damned topic infuriating – perhaps some definitions are required. AContinue reading “The “Plotter vs Pantser” debate is silly”

Pyramidion now available to purchase – eBook releases 5 June!

My first novel, Pyramidion, is now available via Amazon, in both Paperback and eBook formats! While the eBook is currently only available for pre-order, releasing June 5th, the Paperback is ready to go, and generally ships within a couple of days – how exciting! The link below is to Amazon Australia, but it is availableContinue reading “Pyramidion now available to purchase – eBook releases 5 June!”