Are You Missing Out?

Have you visited www.newbiewriters.com recently? If not, then you could be missing out. Having been a member of Newbie Writers since 2007 (before I’d ever had my first piece published), I’ve found it to be a great resource for both aspiring and established writers – offering blog posts and a discussion forum containing a plethora … Read More →

Should We Use Music In Our Fiction?

Diary of a Newbie Novelist This week I have been researching different background tunes for a scene in my current work in progress, the sequel to An Unfamiliar Murder. I need to find an album that is generally well known, atmospheric and melancholic in places, with resounding lyrics; but also upbeat in others. A tall … Read More →