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
In fiction writing, especially action-adventure stories, it’s vital to give our protagonist a moment to catch their breath. In the excerpt below from Sky Queen, Tabitha’s second novel, she’s been … Continue reading Sky Queen: a winter scene.
The most important thing I ever learned about writing came from a Tokyo sushi master. In the documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi, we follow the singular passion of Jiro Ono, … Continue reading The most important thing I ever learned about writing
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?…”