The Mysterious Apples by Diana C Vickery

The Mysterious Apples by Diana C Vickery (illustrated by Danny Deeptown, published by Swankypants Books) is a follow-up book to A Little Owl Called Hooty. Written for children, these books follow the individual adventures of a small group of animals as they undertake mini adventures, discovering traits or facets about themselves or facing perplexing puzzles. As small, bag-sized … Continue reading The Mysterious Apples by Diana C Vickery

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'T' is for 'Time' Blog Editorial Calendar One of the (many) changes I've made with my writing and blogging routine this year is the introduction of editorial calendars. Previously I've had lots of lists and ideas in my head, plans, and dates they should all be completed by, or random jottings and scribbles on notepads or pieces of … Continue reading Manage Your Blog Posts with a Free Editorial Calendar Download

3 Novel Writing Walk-Throughs To Help You Plot Your Story

Lots of people approach writing in different ways. Some people are 'Pantsters', writing by the seat of their pants - simply deciding what happens, and what to write as they go along. Other people, myself included, are 'Planners', building and creating a specific story plan that details the plot and various plot events before sitting … Continue reading 3 Novel Writing Walk-Throughs To Help You Plot Your Story

10 Tips for New or Aspiring National Novel Writing Month MLs

National Novel Writing Month, or 'NaNoWriMo', is an annual creative writing challenge that takes place globally every November. The event challenges participants to write a 50,000 word first draft of a novel in just 30 days (November). Originally founded in the US in 1999, it has since grown into a non-profit organisation that hosts hundreds of thousands of writers around … Continue reading 10 Tips for New or Aspiring National Novel Writing Month MLs