When You Have to Rearrange Your Story

I've been writing the second part of a fantasy trilogy. None of it's published at this point, but for the last few weeks it's been hard going. Partly because during the whole Christmas and New Year period there's been an awful lot of stuff going on, and partly because although I know exactly where this … Continue reading When You Have to Rearrange Your Story

Young Writers

Today I was up at our kids' highschool introducing a group of young writers to the stimulus material for a writing competition.  It was fantastic to see so many year 7-10's getting excited about writing creatively.  I tried to get the most boring bits out of the way (the rules) as fast as possible, and … Continue reading Young Writers