Creating Intriguing Characters

Creating interesting, engaging and intriguing characters can be most of the battle when it comes to writing fiction. It is the characters who draw the reader deep into the story and who make a compelling case for why the reader should care about the the people involved in the story. This is relevant for almost … Continue reading Creating Intriguing Characters

Author Interview: Ian McEwan On Writing (Guardian Open Weekend)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itDfngKY_PI How do you restore the stock of ideas for prolific writing? Make time by saying 'no' to unnecessary things. Do nothing when you have finished, take a break. Hike or get out. How do you enjoy writing? You need a form of happiness, a total absorption in trying to write. Get lost in what … Continue reading Author Interview: Ian McEwan On Writing (Guardian Open Weekend)