January 2017

The Jane Austen Writers Club – what a great book for writers.

I don’t usually blog about one particular book, but for this, I will make an exception. Not a beginners book – you need to know what PoV and characterisation etc are for instance – but for someone who wants to improve, particularly in plotting and editing – this is an excellent read. I particularly loved the last chapter which was full of encouragement for those who are serious about writing but not yet published or agented. Most ‘how to’ writing books use examples to illustrate certain points of technique, and while this can be helpful, if the extract they’re referring…