Tag Archives: reader

Reading As A Reader, Reading As A Writer, Reading As An Editor


I picked up a book last week. My absolute favourite author in the world and yet there are several books by him I haven’t read yet. One of them was a movie adaptation from the well known Hammer Horror franchise. … Continue reading

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Chapter Length


Having briefly discussed text breaks, I thought it only made sense to look into chapter length. It is also something that has come up in my writing class and I find it interesting how much the opinions differ. I’ve read … Continue reading

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Erm… Ooops!


Having a mooch, as I do, through my emails in the middle of the night – head nodding as I try not to crush a feeding baby – I made my way over to JM’s blog. The mini series ‘Blogs … Continue reading

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The ‘Ileandra Young Brand’


Well first of all, what the hell is a brand? How do you define it? This is what dictionary.com has to say on the subject… Verb: Mark with a branding iron. Synonyms: stigmatize – stamp – mark Noun: A type … Continue reading

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Starting A Novel: Opening Sentences


With the coming of NaNoWriMo 2011 all I can think about is what my next project is going to be. Well… along with some other stuff too; but I prefer thinking about writing; its a lot more fun! And the … Continue reading

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