Posted on November 17, 2022 Leave a Comment
I’ve listed a few possible character motives in the image below and I would encourage you to play around with different ways of interpreting and applying them.
Posted on October 27, 2022 Leave a Comment
As I was showing my initial scribblings for Detective Mo 3 to my daughter, she suggested that the antagonist I’ve created should become a recurring arch nemesis for Mo.
Posted on September 15, 2022 Leave a Comment
There remain some lines we should simply never cross; some crimes we can commit as authors which are just unforgivable. And so, I’ve listed a few of them here for your enjoyment and instruction.
Posted on August 7, 2022 Leave a Comment
I’ve been trying to find some pointers to help me really polish off the relationship between my protagonist and the love interest. Here’s some links to a few of the more useful articles I’ve found.
Posted on May 16, 2022 Leave a Comment
I said I wasn’t going to do another Detective Mo book until I had finished something for traditional publishing (and I certainly am working on something for traditional publishing) but Mo came to me in the middle of the night and told me all about this new case and next thing I know, I’ve started outlining Detective Mo 3.
Posted on May 11, 2022 Leave a Comment
My 4 year old announced to me that one of her dolls was called Detective Molly and I became inspired.
Posted on July 3, 2021 Leave a Comment
A story bible is basically a handbook for your fictional world, containing all the facts and details pertinent to your story.
Posted on June 13, 2021 Leave a Comment
It’s that time again, when I take a few steps back from the fore to put the spotlight on some of my favourite posts from other fiction and writing blogs around the web.
Posted on June 12, 2021 Leave a Comment
If you’re the sort of writer who enjoys writing on your Android tablet or smartphone but need the threat of a deadline to get you going, Tomato Typewriter by Zest Works might just be the app for you.
Posted on June 11, 2021 1 Comment
I had the pleasure of chatting with D. Wallace Peach, whose books, including the ‘Shattered Sea’ duology, are available to buy now on Amazon. This is part two of that interview.