11 Ways Not To Start Your Novel – No. 6

With Your Protagonist Waking Up The submission sits in front of me on the desk. I’ve read this scene about a hundred times before and here it is again. I’ll probably read it at least three more times before the day is up. The words spin in front of me and I search for the…

11 Ways Not To Start Your Novel – No. 5

By Summarising A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away (May 25th 1977 and this one, to be precise) George Lucas used a (by no means new) technique called an opening crawl at the start of a little space movie he’d been working on. In this opening crawl he summarised all the basic…

Happy Publication Day to A.J Cross!

We are delighted to celebrate the mass market publication day of Gone in Seconds by A.J Cross! Anne stopped by to chat to Camilla Wray about her first year as a published author. Congratulations on the mass market publication of Gone in Seconds. How has your first year as a published writer been? Thank you! …