Posted by on Dec 22, 2009 in blogging, ideas for novels, writing novels | 5 Comments

Sorry, sorry (but not that sorry) The thing is, I’m whelmed by something – an idea, or a project or possibly (whisper this) even a novel. And I believe that if you’ve got an inchoate idea you should focus on it, follow it around, play with it, but not talk about it. Never share it […]

‘Platform’ and how to think about it We’re told that all writers need a platform. This is not the creaky stage on which the Women’s Institute sings Jerusalem, but the underpinning material of a marketing strategy. The very word makes most writers cringe like slugs threatened with salt because it sounds so very ugly to […]