Last month we spoke about how you can best secure yourself an agent, and it’s great to receive your emails regarding your success.
Of course, as yet, no one has secured an agent, but it’s great to hear that less than 10% of you have been arrested and so far we are looking at one murder-suicide so long as you don’t believe the papers.… Read the rest
Like a deal with the devil, you handed over a considerable chunk of your life and, in return, got a completed book you’re not quite proud of.… Read the rest
The writing process, which we began together five months ago, is coming to an end, and I want you to think back.
Think about that initial idea.… Read the rest
There it is.
The actual work.
All those ideas and characters and plots brought together before you. For some time you feared they might only live in chaos, within your messed up head, but it was not so.… Read the rest
Already, during this course, we’ve come so far together.
We’ve grown to know each other well. Better than well. Intimately.
In fact, I’d go so far as to say I think of you as more of a lover than a mere student.… Read the rest
You’re starting to see it now.
Following the first lesson in this course, you developed a kick arse idea that was going to change the world.… Read the rest
So you followed the first part of this course on ideas and the seeds of your next great story are beginning to grow.
That’s great, so long as it doesn’t turn out better than mine.… Read the rest
Everything begins with the idea.
Simple as that.
It doesn’t matter if you can craft beautiful dialogue. If your prose makes people accept the existence of God.… Read the rest
An introduction to ‘how to win at authoring’
Every budding author needs to understand the key steps that will allow them to rise to the top despite their obvious lack of talent.… Read the rest