It’s all about Perspective; MW News

This week on Mirror World News, Adam Giles and I discuss the different points of view you can use to write your manuscript. We also have a surprise guest joining us. Here's the episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HJOEj5j8H8 Point of View is the perspective you tell your story from. Typically an author can choose from 1st person or... Continue Reading →

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How to overcome obstacles in your writing

As writers we often get the advice to ‘Just keep writing.’ ‘Don’t stop until you reach the end of your first draft!’ ‘Write first, edit later!’ And while this is to an extent, good advice, sometimes your plot gets off course, or you get the nagging feeling that something isn’t going the way you want... Continue Reading →

How many words is too many words?

For me, there’s nothing more cringe-worthy than when a first-time author announces that their manuscript is over 200,000 words, or worse yet, 300,000 words. The worst part is that they usually say with pride, like they’re looking for praise. I’ll admit, writing that many words is quite an accomplishment and for that reason, they should... Continue Reading →

Where do ideas come from?

I get asked this a lot: Where do you get your ideas? The answer is not very simple, I'm afraid. When writing or planning a novel, there are always things that influence the style, plot, characters, and ect. More often than not, those influences are subconscious ones. In the case of my latest novel, Uncharted, I’m... Continue Reading →

The importance of being organized

I've always found scheduling and organizing to be a challenge. It's probably because I'm really not a planner. Most things, including my day-to-day schedule exist in my head, or on little scraps of paper when I choose to jot something down. However, since I became an entrepreneur I've had to do more in the way... Continue Reading →

Public Speaking for Authors

  Lately, this has been the topic I’ve been tackling in my day-to-day life, so I thought I should tackle it here as well. Like most writers I know, I’m an introvert. I prefer to write, read, edit, and generally work behind the scenes. When I go out to network, sell books and meet people,... Continue Reading →

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