9 Jul 2019

What’s the Big Idea?

Or more to the point, where did you get that big idea?

What is the one question you can be almost 100% sure you’ll be asked on a school visit or when you’re running a workshop. You guessed it: where do you get your ideas?

I’ve heard all sorts of answe...

3 Apr 2015

Planning is one of those vexed questions that some experts on writing can become quite passionate about, even resorting to saying unkind things about writers who do it differently to them.

I’ve read quite a lot about planning, however, and I’ve come to the conclusion th...