Writing a book can change your life …
Some of my journals
… whatever genre it is or whoever it is written for. If you want to take writing more seriously, it can become your career, as it has done for me.
Here are some key articles and resources on writing based on frequently asked questions and my own experiences. Just click on the links under the headings below.
You Have Permission
On Writing And The Fear Of Judgment
How To Write More And Create A Daily Writing Habit
Productivity For Writers And Taking Writing Seriously
5 Ways To Get Your First Draft Material Out Of Your Head And Onto The Page
My rewrites and edits for Pentecost
Writing A Book: What Happens After The First Draft?
Resilience: How To Deal With Criticism And Rejection With Mark McGuinness
Scrivener: 3 Reasons You Should Use It For Your Book
On changing your life, writing and marketing a book with Joanna Penn
How to write your first book with Joanna Penn
Recommended Book For Creatives: Turning Pro By Steven Pressfield
Story Engineering with Larry Brooks
9 Easily Preventable Mistakes Writers Make with Dialogue
Writing Fantasy: A Short Guide To The Genre
Writing Authentic Crime: How To Get Away With Murder.
Writing Metaphor, Memorable Characters And Horror With Chuck Wendig
20 Tips for Writing Lovable Romance Novel Heroes
Writing Historical Fiction
Writing A Series: 7 Continuation Issues To Avoid
In the last five years, I’ve written five novels and two non-fiction books, but a few years ago, I had nothing! You’ll be encouraged to see how clueless I was when I started, so click here to see the journey of my first novel Pentecost – from idea to launch and then to finding an agent.
If you want more help with writing a novel, check out this multimedia course with author of 11 novels, Roz Morris. We cover everything from idea to first draft, then editing to your final manuscript, plus my own lessons learned as a new novelist.
Nine Things You Need to Know Before You Write Your Non-Fiction Book
7 Mistakes To Avoid When Writing Your Memoir
How to write and publish a book to promote your business [90 min video]
Top Audios on Writing
Writing Fiction: Bring Your Characters To Life With Roz Morris
Writing, Illustrating And Marketing Books For Kids With Katie Davis
Writing And Publishing Using Scrivener With Gwen Hernandez
Writing Thrillers And Adventures In Publishing With Boyd Morrison
Build A Fulltime Writing Career Slowly With Lindsay Buroker
Wired For Story. Using Brain Science To Hook Readers With Lisa Cron
Writing About Death And Crime Scenes With Garry Rodgers
Writing Tips: Guns, Bullets And Shooting With J. Daniel Sawyer
Award Winning Literary Fiction And Transmedia With Kate Pullinger
Writing Epic Fantasy And Being A Pro Author With Michael Sullivan
Tips for writing novels and NaNoWriMo with Mur Lafferty
How to be a NY Times bestselling author with Scott Sigler
Killing the sacred cows of publishing with Dean Wesley Smith
Inspiration for authors on resilience, accepting criticism and being an introvert with Clare Edwards
Writing your life story with Jo Parfitt
Writing thrillers and publishing success for 7th Son with JC Hutchins
Writing supernatural themes and fight scenes with Alan Baxter
Travel writing and achieving outrageous goals with Alastair Humphreys