Apologies are extend to regular readers for the continued inactivity in this website and integrated blog as well as in social media accounts. It is anticipated this inactivity will continue for a while yet but please be assured the aim is to recommence sharing author and reader related articles and information once circumstances permit.
Owing to a number of factors the regularity and frequency of activity in this website and integrated blog have, for the foreseeable future, to be reduced. This does not mean activity will cease entirely. Information, articles, reviews, interviews, etc. will continue to be shared but, as stated, on a less frequent and regular basis though … More April 2018 – Reduced Activity
This is a guest post from Pamela King. Introduction Most people would agree research is essential for non-fiction work. It is obvious you must have your facts straight. How much research is necessary? Is it enough to simply check facts? Is it necessary for fictional work? Non-fiction stories must also hold the reader’s interest. That … More The Importance of Research for Writers
In this article two primary aspects will be considered: Why the genre of ‘Biographical Fiction’ exists and How to go about structuring a manuscript for this genre. To set the matter in context: By very definition the content of autobiographical, biographical and memoir books must be entirely truthful and based upon real people, events and facts. For … More Biographical Fiction
Over the years, authors have often commented upon: How hard they find it to finish a book or series; How reluctant they are to leave the characters they have created; How it feels like the end of a life experience, if not of life itself, to finally complete their manuscripts. Reading such comments some may … More Saying Goodbye to Characters – The Challenges
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After a longer than expected period of inactivity, it is intended, hoped, to recompense regular updates in the coming week (commencing 9 October 2017). Author related: book writing; publishing; technical; etc. articles and posts on Tuesdays. Reader orientated: articles; reviews; interviews; etc. on Fridays. Apologies are extended to regular readers of, and visitors to, the … More Reactivation
Owing to a number of factors it is necessary to temporarily suspend further activity in this website for a short period. At present it is not possible to state how long this will be for but the intent and hope is it will be of short duration; a matter of weeks (hopefully). Apologies are extend … More Temporary Suspension of Activity
When first setting out to write a memoir, autobiography or biography many authors face the challenge of whether to use actual names or not. This discussion will primarily focus upon the stories of every-day people rather than famous; infamous or well-known personalities. The latter will be touched upon later. Why the concern? The … More Names in Memoirs
‘The condition of being unable to create a piece of written work because something in your mind prevents you from doing it.’ (Cambridge Dictionary) ‘The condition of being unable to think of what to write or how to proceed with writing.’ (Oxford Dictionary) ‘A usually temporary condition in which a writer finds it impossible to … More Writer’s Block