52 books in 52 weeks: Writing Crime Fiction – a 60 minute masterclass

I set myself the goal of reading and reviewing 52 writing guides over the year. Here is book 6. Writing Historical Fiction - a 60 minute masterclass by Katharine McMahon took me just over an hour to read from start to finish. I read it on the PaperWhite, and that struggled at first to calculate the total time the … Continue reading 52 books in 52 weeks: Writing Crime Fiction – a 60 minute masterclass

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When a new project begins

I'm so excited, I always am when I'm about to start a new project I've been mulling over in my head. The plan was to start the new project in January, but sickness in us and various members of the family put paid to that. So then the plan moved to February, but then I … Continue reading When a new project begins

52 books in 52 weeks: How to Write Fiction – a Guardian masterclass

I set myself the goal of reading and reviewing 52 writing guides over the year. Here is book 4. How to Write Fiction - a Guardian masterclass is similar to the 60-minute masterclass books in that it takes around 60 minutes to read it from cover to cover. There, however, is where any similarities end. The book … Continue reading 52 books in 52 weeks: How to Write Fiction – a Guardian masterclass

52 books in 52 weeks: Writing Short Stories – a 60 minute masterclass

I set myself the goal of reading and reviewing 52 writing guides over the year. Here is book 3. Writing Short Stories - a 60 minute masterclass by Shelley Weiner took me just under 60 minutes to read. But I was lucky to get through it as the literary comparisons and the lack of practical exercises … Continue reading 52 books in 52 weeks: Writing Short Stories – a 60 minute masterclass