Planner or pantser

Do you know how you will plan your novel?  There are two kinds of writers: those who plan, and those who write on the seat of their pants. I would love to write the synopsis, theme, backgrounds of each character, main events of each chapter, before I ever begin but[…]

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New book on the block: WWII trilogy

 New book in the Relative Invasion trilogy: IMPACT Post-war, the fall-out. Book 3 of the trilogy: IMPACT is now available on all e-book platforms.   https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N759C1Q https://books2read.com/r/B-A-IJPB-ZGSL  and in paperback,  from Amazon and bookshops. The new book is much longer than Book 1 and Book 2, bringing the two boys painfully[…]

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Promoting literary fiction on-line

Bookbub promotion: a wise investment? Jane Davis recently ran a Bookbub promotion. Jane is a successful indie author and member of ALLi whose first novel, Half-truths and White Lies won the Daily Mail First Novel Award in 2008. She has written six further novels, each of them in the genre of[…]

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Strengthening your writing via stimuli.

Writing stimuli. What gave you that sudden idea that made you urgently scribble it down? It’s worth exploring. The power of olfactory stimuli in activating memory is well known. But it’s much harder to ‘dream up’ a smell that might affect the character in your story, than it is a sound[…]

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