Thursday, 26 August 2010

The bigger picture

JK Rowling planned seven books which meant characters or events ocurring in later books make her seem deadly clever. 'How could she possibly know person 'x' would do 'y' six books in?' Because she designed it that way!

Thursday, 19 August 2010

Getting out there

It's important to get out and meet a wide range of people. Not only for ideas for characters, but these are all your potential readers.

Thursday, 12 August 2010

No laptops on Dartmoor

Out in the wilds my blog sort of lost it's significance. But I gained in other ways: a chance to unwind, breath fresh clean air, wash my face in a babbling stream and lie out under the stars. The ponies came in for a look, but soon lost interest in the humanoid parked in the grass.