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We live in parlous political times, and for me it is hard for that not to inform my writing, and in particular my poetry. Writers have ..read more
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Most people have more than enough to contend with simply living their lives. They feel no compulsion to spend time contemplating ..read more
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Tom Ripley and I got reacquainted on a sun lounger in Italy this summer. Patricia Highsmith’s book written and set in the 1950s ..read more
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  First, a digression. (I know I’ve only just started and there’s nothing to digress from yet, but bear with me.) When I’m sick, I ..read more
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My favourite writing guru, Robert McKee, explains in Story the great benefit to the writer of knowing our endings: once we have one, we ..read more
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At a recent retreat with fellow-writers, one session involved us coming up with tips we had found useful in our writing lives.  The ..read more
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March Sheena to Sheena:  Ooh, I can’t wait to get my manuscript delivered next month and then I can write ALL THE THINGS!!! ALL THE ..read more
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Meera SyalDo you ever sometimes listen to a podcast and the pieces of the jigsaw drop into place? It felt a bit like that when I was ..read more
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This is a quick test to see how credible your character arc is. The whole book hangs off that skeleton and I often find when I’m having ..read more
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Horrible Histories author Terry Deary has been slagging off books and authors again, suggesting to the BBC that all other authors (but him ..read more

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