Set the world on fire: How I bypass writer’s block

Writing advice time. I was at the WriteIdea Festival in London last weekend and an audience member asked me and Tom Lloyd what to do when the dreaded writer’s block strikes. I figured that I’d share what works for me, and maybe if you occasionally slam into the creativity wall, it might work for youContinue reading “Set the world on fire: How I bypass writer’s block”

Writing Advice: First Chapter Checklist

This weekend I’m at Gollanczfest, where I’ve had the pleasure of meeting many writers who are either seeking publication, or have sent their work out to agents. It’s a great event, and I heartily recommend it. During one conversation with some authors-of-the-future we got chatting about the all important Chapter One.