Who Influenced Me and My Writing

I've been writing novels for over a decade now, and over the years there's been a number of people who I can say influenced my decision to not only pursue a career as a writer, but also what kind of writer I've become. My grade 8 English teacher, Mr. Leslie (rest in peace) introduced me … Continue reading Who Influenced Me and My Writing

Morning Writing – and why it seems to be working

I've never been a morning writer. Mornings have never been my thing. Ever. In fact, I used to hate writing in the morning - found my creativity was seriously lacking in the early hours of the day. And then COVID-19 happened and after months of being closed, my workplace reopened - under modified hours. Suddenly, … Continue reading Morning Writing – and why it seems to be working

How to Craft the Perfect Protagonist

The protagonist is THE main character of your story. They are the backbone of everything you've created - you're telling their story, after all. Because of this, they deserve to be fully developed and well-rounded. A badly written protagonist will inevitably lead to an overall poorly constructed story. I've collected some tips I follow when … Continue reading How to Craft the Perfect Protagonist