What’s the Best Love Story of All Time, Vicki?

Well, it’s that time of year again. The week of love is here (otherwise known as the week when people everywhere in brand new relationships find themselves wishing that the rules were clearer as they wildly fluctuate between buying a gift which involves more than one diamond or tweeting their new significant other a picture…

What’s the Best Love Story of All Time, Sheila?

Well, it’s that time of year again. The week of love is here (otherwise known as the week of sympathetically tilting your head to the side whenever you ask a single person what they’re doing this Friday). We’ve been getting into the Valentine’s Day spirit here at the agency and we thought it was about…

What’s the Best Love Story of All Time, Andrea?

Well, it’s that time of year again. The week of love is here (otherwise known as the week of desperately trying to find a card that doesn’t look like you picked it up last minute at the supermarket round the corner). We’ve been getting into the Valentine’s Day spirit here at the agency and we…

What’s the Best Love Story of All Time, Emma?

Well, it’s that time of year again. The week of love is here (otherwise known as the week of chocolate and things shaped like hearts culminating in a lot of heart-shaped chocolates). We’ve been getting into the Valentine’s Day spirit here at the agency and we thought it was about time we asked Darley’s angels…

11 Ways Not To Start Your Novel – No. 10

With Extended Dialogue (or in a car) “What do you mean you’re not going to do a blog post about not starting your novel in a car?” “Well, it’s just that we’ve already attacked airports and that’s led people to anticipate further attacks on modes of transport. Also to be honest I think the opening-in-a-car…

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…