Category writing tips

Art skills I applied to Writing

Learn the fundamentals As an artist, you have to learn the fundamentals of anatomy, composition, lighting and perspectives. You can’t skip these fundamentals. However, once you learn the fundamentals you can break the ‘rules’ quite confidently and still produce a pleasing image. Don’t skip on the fundamentals of plot, pacing and characterisation. It might seem […]

How I created my book trailer

A how-to guide on creating a book trailer

The ‘Introverted’ Writer

I found this article from the guardian very interesting. What lies beneath: an introvert’s guide to fiction – and life It basically talked about some artists, including writers, being  introverted. In an extroverted world, being an introvert can seem to be some sort of a “dirty” word. Each profession has a stereotype attached to them. […]

World Building the easy way

Whether you’re writing a fantasy or a general fiction novel, there’s no escaping from world building. So what is it? The simplest definition I can find on the internet is that world building is the construction of a world in the realm of fiction. When confronted with creating a world, some authors balks at the […]