The goal of National Novel Writing Month is to write 50,000 words in a month. If you're like me, for whatever reason, that didn't happen.
A common trope in fiction is to have two or more characters initially suspicious of each other, but eventually growing close. But how can we get this transition to feel organic?
Changing my mind about NaNoWriMo: What's gone on this October?
There are angels, and if your long uneventful life has any luck, you can become one of them.
Off the motorway, somewhere between one city and the next, there was a town that disappeared at night. Not literally, of course, but the truth was just as strange.
I've been putting stories onto paper since I learnt how to hold a pen, and dreaming up stories for longer. But committing to my craft has brought some unexpected changes.
This month I faced a classic writer conundrum.