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Shadows Beneath – The Writing Excuses Anthology. Video

In today’s episode of Stories, I talk about Shadows Beneath – The Writing Excuses Anthology. Advertisements

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Book Review – Every Writer Needs a Tribe by Jeff Goins

Every Writer Needs a Tribe by Jeff Goins My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book follows on nicely from Jeff’s previous writing book ‘You are A Writer’. This one focuses on platform-building. All artists need a committed group around … Continue reading

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Book Review – You are a Writer by Jeff Goins

You Are A Writer by Jeff Goins My rating: 4 of 5 stars Jeff Goins begins his book ‘You are A Writer’ by offering inspiration and motivatin to stop waiting to be picked, but to step up and claim your … Continue reading

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Book Review – Structuring You Novel by K.M. Weiland

Structuring Your Novel: Essential Keys for Writing an Outstanding Story by K.M. Weiland My rating: 5 of 5 stars The discovery of story structure was extremely eye-opening to me. In ‘Structuring Your Novel’ K.M Weiland gives you the tools that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Writing UnBlock! by Mike Delloso

Writing UnBlock! Proven Techniques for Avoiding and Defeating Writer’s Block by Mike Dellosso My rating: 4 of 5 stars Most writers will say they’ve experienced writer’s block at some point. Regardless of whether there really is such a thing, it … Continue reading

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Humour Through Characters

I keep hearing that it is important to put humour in your writing. At first I found this puzzling. I don’t write comedy, and I don’t think I’d be very good at it. Don’t get me wrong, I love to … Continue reading

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Hobby or Career?

Today I am privileged to be a contributor to the Christian Writers Downunder blog. In my article I share about my journey so far as a writer. I started out as a hobbyist, but to become an author, a writer … Continue reading

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Writing Update Video – Summer 2012

It’s summer here in Australia, and that means it’s time for another writing update video from me. Sew how I’m going with everything below. Transcript Hi. How ya going? I’m Adam Collings – writer of speculative fiction. Summer is well … Continue reading

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Book Review – 112 Christian Authors and Publishing Professionals Share Their Best Advice for Novelists

112 Christian Authors and Publishing Professionals Share Their Best Advice for Novelists by C.J. Darlington My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book reads a bit like a ‘who’s who’ of the Christian fiction industry. Authors, publishers and editors share … Continue reading

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My Daughter’s First Book

I came in from a quiet read in the backyard this afternoon to find both of my children writing books. My 5 year old son was drawing pictures and asked me to add the words of his choice. My 7 … Continue reading

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