Working Wattpad like a pro

Working Wattpad like a pro

Wattpad writers! Ever wondered how the high fliers on Wattpad get those stratospheric reader numbers? Not 10k, not 100k, not 1m, but shed loads of millions? Want to know how they do it? So do I. (Got you there for a moment, didn’t I?) Toggle out of writing mode...
How to start writing fiction

How to start writing fiction

I’m pleased to publish this guest post by Shirley Williams, who previously contributed Thoughts From a Reader (link in text below). In this post, she discusses various approaches to writing fiction, as presented in the Future Learn course, Start Writing Fiction....
Movie Mash Ups

Movie Mash Ups

Truth is stranger than fiction? In the magical world of movies, fiction is fighting back. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, for heaven’s sake I was reminded of the idea of movie mash ups by the announcement of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, the latest...
Ogres onions and layers – Part 2

Ogres onions and layers – Part 2

Let’s start with the unsubtle. I’m no expert on all this stuff. In Ogres onions and layers Part 2 I’m merely passing on to you what I’ve learnt to date. There’s so much I don’t know, but I hope I can save you time and tears with...
What to do when a market doesn’t pay its way

What to do when a market doesn’t pay its way

I met Michelle Barber online when we crossed paths writing content for a big hungry web site. Over the years, we learned we had a lot in common in the world of creative writing and became friends. Michelle is a talented witty writer of all kinds of fiction. My...