Blurbs – Why Writing Them is a Valuble Exercise

Why write a blurb? I haven’t even finished writing yet! We all know what blurbs are for. They’re like little salesmen you send off into the world, the clinchers and deal-makers, convincing your would-be reader to take your book-baby home with them. But writing a blurb for your novel can still be a valuable writingContinue reading “Blurbs – Why Writing Them is a Valuble Exercise”

Tolkien’s Map-Method – Plotting Your Own Fantasy Novel

“I wisely started with a map and made the story fit” J R.R. Tolkien Since October 2019, I’ve been writing a fantasy novel intially inspired by the wild landscape of the Scottish coast, particularly its islands. However, I’d wanted to write a fantasy novel for as long as I could remember, and had seriously beenContinue reading “Tolkien’s Map-Method – Plotting Your Own Fantasy Novel”