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Can a short story become something more? Many stories are content at a few thousand words but sometimes there’s potential for them to grow into something bigger. Read how David Mitchell did just that with Slade House.
All writers have magical days when the words flow. How glorious they are. But then there are days of drought. Here are some tips to help you keep going.
Jamie Hoang, author of Blue Sun, Yellow Sky, talks about what inspired to her to write about an artist losing her sight and shares tips for other writers.
Sharpen your pencils, fill up your ink or turn on your computer, because here are my eight top tips for getting (and staying) in the mood to write.
Need a book to make you shiver this Halloween? Find out why this psychological thriller by Kathryn Croft could do just that.
What is it that makes people do terrible things? Jealousy? Rage? Hate? That’s the question raised by 24 Hours, one that’s key to the victim outwitting a killer. Read Literary Lightbox’s review of this intense thriller.
This immersive novel gets five stars from Literary Lightbox and is my favourite book of the Autumn so far. For writers, it’s also a fantastic lesson in descriptive mastery.