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Writing Fiction in a Dystopian Reality: How 2020 has Lost the Plot

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Everything you thought you knew about writing speculative fiction has been turned on its head. I think you’ll agree with me when I say that 2020 is turning out to be the strangest year that any of us have ever experienced. And as authors… Continue Reading “Writing Fiction in a Dystopian Reality: How 2020 has Lost the Plot”

Mysteries and Misadventures: Tales from the Highlands

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You’ll never guess what happened to me this morning, before I even had my coffee… …I opened an email from Amazon saying that they had finally linked the ebook and paperback versions of my new Scottish short stories collection, which meant I could claim… Continue Reading “Mysteries and Misadventures: Tales from the Highlands”

Scottish Dialect: An Author’s Guide to Highland Dialogue

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A writer’s guide to Scottish accents by author Aaron Mullins. Writing Scots dialogue for characters, examples of dialect from the Highlands of Scotland.

Beaches for Writing Inspiration

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The relaxing sound of the waves. The soft crush of the sand beneath your feet. It’s no wonder that a walk along the beach is just what a writer needs to clear their heads of daily tasks, relax them, and release their imagination. Many… Continue Reading “Beaches for Writing Inspiration”

Writing Guide: My Personal Top 10 Author Tips and Rules

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Every writer develops their own voice. They each have their own unique mannerisms, quirks and ways of working. And we all learn what works best for us, as authors. For me personally, I like having a set of rules that I write by, and… Continue Reading “Writing Guide: My Personal Top 10 Author Tips and Rules”