My writing process as a Methodological Pantser

I recently found a wonderful video posted by well-known novel editor Ellen Brock, in which she describes four different types of writers. She continues this series by giving great tips on how each writer type can work in a way that suits them best. I was delighted to recognise myself as a Methodological Pantser afterContinue reading “My writing process as a Methodological Pantser”

Writing in different genres

Many writers have become successful by concentrating on a specific genre—for example historical fiction, crime, fantasy, romance etc. They often publish whole series based on the same subject matter and main characters. Whereas other writers manage to tackle different genres in an equally successful way, sometimes under different pen names. As a writer who beganContinue reading “Writing in different genres”

Three ways to find writing inspiration

Before I started on my first novel I had trouble finding a suitable subject. I had plenty of inspiration for short stories and poems, drawing on little snippets of life, but never dared to tackle a full novel. One day I looked at an old photograph of my grandmother and I knew that her exceptionalContinue reading “Three ways to find writing inspiration”