How to punctuate dialogue

No story is complete without dialogue yet punctuating speech is many a writer's bane. Where do those pesky commas go? How do you indicate multiple speakers? And how on earth do you format speech?! Books need dialogue. But get the punctuation wrong and you risk drawing your reader out of the story; the one thing … Continue reading How to punctuate dialogue

The magic of freewriting and how it can help writer’s block

Writer's block. The bane of just about every writer. Staring at a blank page with no idea what you're going to write about brings all manner of emotions. And a lot of the time, once you've been hit with writer's block, it takes some doing to get out of it. If you asked just about … Continue reading The magic of freewriting and how it can help writer’s block