Archive of ‘Writing Tips’ category

THERAPY FOR WRITERS

WRITING THERAPY SYDNEY What is writing therapy? Jenny asked me this when I proposed we blog about the topic. Writing therapy is something I do as part of my mentoring work. I help my students with problems like procrastination, writer’s block, the inner critic, any issues that freeze them at the writing desk or limit […] Read more…

INNER CRITIC

INNER CRITIC The inner critic is that voice in our minds that comments on and criticises our endeavours to write. The inner critic doesn’t have to be a wholly negative experience, but it sometimes is. In this blog I talk with Belinda Bennetts about her inner critic. BELINDA As someone new to fiction writing, I […] Read more…

In praise of the synopsis

When submitting to a publishing house or agent, every writer has to present a synopsis. These are hell hounds to write. Everyone who has written one knows how difficult they are. And let me tell you, people, it doesn’t get any easier. You simply get used to the mind-boggling, over-simplifying drudgery of them. But they […] Read more…

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