Lose your ego
Nothing turns off a reader quicker than reading a writer’s ego. It’s boring and not written with your audience in mind. For me, this was the most important of the 10 lessons I’ve learnt writing my first book. Continue reading “10 Lessons I’ve Learnt Writing My First Book”
Wanted all henchmen, scoundrels, and villains: Why We Love Our Villains.
Written in a few hours with the story developing as the words fall to the page.
Benn Knight runs. He doesn’t know where, only that the people chasing him, the people who just fired-bombed the shop he was in are close. Footsteps grow louder. Looks behind and sees the building explode and feels an intense heat on one side of his face. The leather shoes he bought not two minutes earlier are sliding on the cobblestones…
That’s how the story started in my head when I saw the photo of the dumbbells. Not sure how it’s going to end. This is all I have. Let’s continue and discover it together… Continue reading “Catch the Early Train: A Writing Prompt Story”