REASONS TO WRITE

FAIRYTALES WITH BITE

A to Z of Writing Tips Part 6 looks at R and S only.  R =Reading, which all writers should (a) do and (b) encourage in others.  We can’t really expect others to read well if we don’t! S= Short Story (to include flash fiction) and I’m glad the shorter tale is enjoying a bit of a revival.  From a writer’s viewpoint it is nice to be able to get work out there while working on, say, a novel.

THIS WORLD AND OTHERS

Reasons to Write looks at reasons why people start writing.  I’m sure you can think of others but these were the ones that immediately sprung to my mind.  I think a lot of us start writing for a combination of reasons.

FACEBOOK – GENERAL

I talk about the ease of switching moods when writing flash fiction and how writing it gives a real sense of immediacy.  You write now, only a short piece, but you get a reaction to what you have written.  In a very few words, you have created a mini world and the characters and they have an impact on you and then you go on to create the next story!  And I can’t think of a better way of learning to “write tight” and cut out the waffle than to give flash fiction writing a go.

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FACEBOOK – FROM LIGHT TO DARK AND BACK AGAIN#

I share a little on future plans and my follow up book.

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