Tag Archives: writing advice


Chrissey’s Writing Tips #5

Posted by Chrissey - 9th April 2012

AS REAL AS CAN BE – Character Profiling and Development If asked what makes a good story, a lot of people would answer, good characters. We like to read about people we can empathise with or despise. A good character … Continue reading


Chrissey’s writing tips #4

Posted by Chrissey - 28th November 2011

BEGINNING, MIDDLE AND END – Standard plotting I’ve not done a post yet about standard plotting because it is something you can read about in many places. I’ve always found it easier to understand something if I know why I’m … Continue reading


Chrissey’s Writing Tips #3

Posted by Chrissey - 26th October 2011

Every writer wants people to read their story. My next few articles deal with the how to engage readers and keep them reading. This month I’m starting at the beginning.   GOING FISHING – hooking readers with the opening of … Continue reading


Chrissey’s Writing Tips #2

Posted by Chrissey - 26th September 2011

Last time I looked at the stylistic choices of tense and perspective. Once you’ve decided on these basics, the next job is to get the events of the story down on the page. Now the subject starts to get really … Continue reading


Chrissey’s Writing Tips #1

Posted by Chrissey - 21st August 2011

Writing is one of those things that is easy to learn but difficult to master. I by no means claim to be an expert, but I have picked up a few of the basics, which I would like to pass … Continue reading


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