Plots and the power of thinking back to front

A few weeks ago I joined a Mini-Novel Writing course. I've always been an organic plotter- meaning I never really knew what was going on in my longer pieces of writing or where they would end up. Writing a novel was like a detective story, exciting to see what happens next and it was heaps… Continue reading Plots and the power of thinking back to front

Serendipity

A few months back a friend was telling me a delightful tale about how she meets with her friend online once a week to do some creative work. This struck me as very, very wise. So I promptly suggested to my writing group that we do the same. They happily agreed, we picked a day,… Continue reading Serendipity

Book Review: Wuthering Heights Emily Brontë (1847)

Oh my! I read this years ago and came away with the impression it was a ghost story with some really messed up relationships, rather than a romance. I remember the first time I read about Cathy haunting Mr. Lockwood at the start of the novel, how her wrist is torn on the jagged window,… Continue reading Book Review: Wuthering Heights Emily Brontë (1847)