Fillers vs Fluff: What makes them different and When to use them?

In my latest post: How To Avoid Filler Chapters we looked at ways to focus on the parts of the story that matter instead of filler pieces. I ended that post by saying that fluff and fillers were two very different things and today I am going to be explaining why and when I use them.

A Few Tips for An Awesome NaNoWriMo

There are just over two weeks hen this post will go live, actually) and everyone who’s taking part in NaNoWriMo this year is counting down the moments until we attempt the insane challenge of writing our novels in one month.
NaNoWriMo is big-no huge-and quite frankly terrifying. But that’s not what NaNoWriMo should be about, it should be fun and exciting and make you feel motivated. So in an effort to make NaNoWriMo less terrifying and enjoyable here are ten tips to do just that.

Perhaps You Should Plot Your Novel

Maybe you’re the type of person who thinks that plotting the perfect solution to ninety per cent of your writing woes and you love it! Or maybe you’re the type to feel that plotting is a demonic and soul-crushing activity or perhaps you’re neutral. Well two years ago I was neutral and far closer toContinue reading “Perhaps You Should Plot Your Novel”

Types of Writers: Precise Plotters, Playful Pansters & Awesome Hybrids

When you think of the types of writers our first thoughts probably go to people who either hide their insanity well and those who don’t but the fact remains the same, that at some point or another have to decide what we’re going to type out onto our page. Our methods of doing it mayContinue reading “Types of Writers: Precise Plotters, Playful Pansters & Awesome Hybrids”