Category: Writing Guides

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”

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.

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”

How to Win Writing Competitions

How to Win Writing Competitions

Writing competitions are a great way to give yourself a deadline, focus your mind and produce your best writing. This article will show you how to win writing contests.