Help! My plot has come unstuck

Help! My plot has come unstuck

 It’s 200 years into the future. Fortune SweetSong looks out at this view and…  And I stopped writing because I realised my plot was in trouble. I commenced this writing year really well by starting a new science-fiction novel in Steven Carroll’s master...

Creating Worlds – part 2

I’m consumed with thoughts about world-building because I’m preparing for this Sunday’s panel discussion at the Bayside Literary Festival with Alison Goodman, Jesse Blackadder, Narrelle M Harris and Lindy Cameron.I’ve been reflecting on my own writing process in...

Creating Worlds – part 1

I am busy preparing for a panel discussion at the Bayside Literary Festival. This year’s festival is The Art of Words and – being a speculative fiction writer – I’m involved in a panel about speculation and invention:Creating Worlds: Real and imaginedScotland 1561;...