How to write a novel: some tips to get started

You write a novel in several drafts, improving on its structure each time. Like sculpting from rough ideas. Each draft carves your novel’s shape and structure in greater detail. I … Continue reading How to write a novel: some tips to get started

Short story: Mr Volinov

In the world in a country in a city in the park old Sergei Volinov was drinking juice. Not just any juice in fact but Doctor Waltzfelder Armorgrade’s Patented Day-Glo … Continue reading Short story: Mr Volinov

“But what if?…”​

The words “but what if?” are among your best tools as a writer. They’re the magic chalk that draws strange new doors on your story’s walls and ceilings. An instant … Continue reading “But what if?…”​