This post was originally published at Novelicious.com and is now at WritingTipsOasis.com. WritingTipsOasis.com acquired Novelicious.com in June 2022.
Jean Goodhind is a popular writer of women’s fiction, romance and comedy. For many years she owned and ran a haunted guest house on the outskirts of Bath, which inspired the international bestselling Honey Driver series. The latest novel in the series, Killing Jane Austen, is out now.
1. Forget the ironing.
2. Shut the door; Virginia Woolf was right about having a room of your own.
3. Pick up a pen and paper. Doodle and make notes. It’s all part of getting your brain in a creative mode.
4. Think of somebody you hate enough to kill.
5.Think of yourself as the hero/heroine who is out to get the bad guy and think of the guy you’d most like beside you as Robin to your Batman.