When I grow up I want to be Fiona Walker. She's fantastic. Fiona's new book is The Love Letter and it's out now. Enjoy the interview (I did, I keep re-reading it!)... 1. Please describe a typical writing day (night!) in the weeks before a deadline I’m usually working absolutely around the clock as deadline approaches; however long I think I’ve left … [Read more...] about Novelicious Chats to…Fiona Walker
Welcome to the second week of What An Agent Wants! We're asking our esteemed agent panel a question a week for the next ten weeks and publishing the answers right here for you guys. This week we ask... Is Chick Lit Dead? Are Publishers still buying it? Madeleine Buston of the Madeleine Milburn Literary, TV & Film Agency Publishers are still buying … [Read more...] about What An Agent Wants: Week 2 – Is Chick Lit Dead? Are Publishers Still Buying Chick Lit?
Jules recently reviewed Claudia Carroll's new book WILL YOU STILL LOVE ME TOMORROW and loved it. Here, Claudia tells us her top five tips for aspiring writers... 1. Do a skeleton outline of your story before you even sit down to write a line. It makes life so much easier later on, and on the days when you’re stuck. 2. Get to really know … [Read more...] about Claudia Carroll’s Top 5 Writing Tips
Taking inspiration from The Guardian's 'Writers' Rooms', Sky Arts' 'The Write Place' and Book Chick City's excellent 'Where Stories Are Made'; My Writing Room is a fabulous fortnightly event, in which some of our favourite authors show us where the writerly magic happens, and tell us a little about their writing … [Read more...] about My Writing Room – Carole Matthews
The lovely Martel Maxwell, author of Scandalous, has kindly given us her top 5 tips from writing! Here ya go... 1- Finish it. Yes it’s a mammoth task but if you really want it, just do it. 2- Believe your story is worth telling. Readers are going to laugh, cry or be inspired by your writing. They are. 3- Live life fully to have great … [Read more...] about Top Five Writing Tips from Martel Maxwell