Category Archives: psychology

My busy autumn and winter, so far

Some of you may have noticed that my usual many times a week postings have dried up a bit of late. There are good reasons for this. It has been because of my writing and it is time to fill … Continue reading

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Percy Verence, a writers essential other half

Unless you are fantastically lucky, famous (and I mean famous, not a “celebrity” for the day) or have written the most amazing piece of work that hits the right desk at the right time, then the chances are that for … Continue reading

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A writers’ inspiration, where does it come from?

To me, this is a tricky yet fascinating question, and can be answered on several different levels. On a basic level one can answer, “I had a great idea and it developed from there.” Quite true, but I am not … Continue reading

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What inspires you to write?

A tough question to pin down and find and answer to, for on the face if we are all creative beings and creativity should come naturally. Yet, when thinking about it, it becomes difficult, rather like trying to nail a … Continue reading

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What is a story and where does a story come from?

Consider this for a moment. Archaeologists and anthropologists tell us that hundreds or thousands of years ago Man the species, that is us, somehow came up with very similar technological advances at around the same time, but on completely different … Continue reading

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People Watching – another valuable resource for writers

Okay, we need to get this straight before we go any further, this is not about voyeurism, stalking, intrusive surveillance or anything like that. It is about watching people doing everyday things and how this can help you in your … Continue reading

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Those little extras that pay off dividends – one day. Part 3

Talking of lists and things that aid you in preparing your book, as detailed in Part 1 and Part 2 of these guides, there are other things that are essential for the writer to do that will make his/her life … Continue reading

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