Tag Archives: non-fiction

New Book Coming…

Having been a writer, tutor and editor for some years now, I thought it was about time I wrote a non-fiction book and shared some of the writing lessons I’ve learned. I love helping writers achieve their dreams in the … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Ever thought about writing a true-life tale for one of the women’s weeklies? Many writers cringe when it’s suggested they consider writing a true-life feature for one of the women’s weeklies. Take a look at the cover of some of … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Thinking about writing an article about a special anniversary date? Some anniversary pieces feature the same information again and again. If you can find a different angle and make a tired theme fresh, then your article is more likely to … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Writing Magazine are holding a Creative Non-Fiction Competition. Here’s what they’re looking for: ‘A burgeoning genre, creative non-fiction uses all the storyteller’s tools to paint a picture of reality. Whether you choose to write an evocative article, a piece of … Continue reading

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The A-Z Of Writing Ideas – D Is For…

Happy New Year! I know lots of you have been back blogging for a while, but I took a little bit of a break over the festive period. I hope you all had a wonderful time with friends and family … Continue reading

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The A-Z Of Writing Ideas – A Is For…

Here’s part one of my new writing series. Each week, I’ll be bringing you an idea – whether it’s a magazine to write for, a theme for a short story, the opening line of a poem… This week, my idea … Continue reading

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Writing Workshop…Top Tips

Now for the tenth instalment in my writing workshop series. I’ve covered the short story ending as well as the opening.  I’ve guided you through dialogue and focused on the importance of taking time to do things properly. I’ve also … Continue reading

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