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A First Chapter Teaser

Today, I discovered a first chapter I’d written before I heard that I was going to be published. Because of that, I wasn’t considering any guidelines as I wrote it, which meant the chapter – and the plot – reflects a freedom that I think writers can sometimes forget. But reading this chapter brought the excitement Read More

Chapter 1

Do You Love First Chapters, Too?

This week I started writing a new book. It’s one of the hardest and best parts of the writing process for me. It’s hard because you’re creating new characters, a new plot and you can easily get distracted when trying to make this book different to the past books you’ve written. But it’s also one Read More