Outlining A Novel (Without Dying Of Boredom First)

Outlining a novel without dying of boredom first

It took me a long time to come around to the benefits of outlining a novel. I was very much a “just start writing” kind of author. And in many ways I still am. I don’t plan out or outline short stories, I just write. The story unfolds as I create it (and sometimes it turns out completely different to how I expect – there is magic in writing when that happens). This post contains affiliate links, which means if you click and purchase, I receive a tiny referral fee at no cost to you. This helps to support my … Read more

Novel: The Neighbour

Novel: The Neighbour

Chapter Notes So, rather strangely, I started writing this in 2017, but last year my own mother passed away. I’m sure I have no innate ability to predict the future, but it seems odd, reading it now. Nonetheless, the story begins here. The loss of her parents is the catalyst for Karen to return to her old house and raise the memories of a childhood event that is far from over. In life it is always the endings that signal the beginning of a new journey. Chapter 1 The hired funeral car was peaceful and immaculate. Unlike the outward journey, … Read more

Coming Soon

Coming soon new writers blog

Welcome. My author and writing website is brand new for January 2019. More coming soon 🙂