Top tips for writing gothic historical fiction

Top tips for writing gothic historical fiction

Gothic writing has chilled and inspired countless authors, and there is no reason why you can’t add a touch of the dark and brooding to your own historical fiction.  However, writing gothic historical fiction is more than just slamming a big button saying ‘Tim Burton’...
Five compelling ways to end a chapter

Five compelling ways to end a chapter

The phrase “page-turner” is synonymous with our idea of a good book. Go onto any bestseller’s Amazon reviews and I am willing to bet a fair few say, “I couldn’t put it down!”. Think of all the really good books you’ve read to which you found yourself saying “just one...
Sweet dreams – how to write dream sequences

Sweet dreams – how to write dream sequences

Along with flashbacks, dream sequences are one of the most controversial writing techniques out there. Done well, they can add an extra layer of depth to your writing and provide amazing insight into your character’s motivations and fears. Done badly, they can...

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