Writer to Writer – Writing to a schedule or writing when it’s right?

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I am hoping that someone will reply to this post because I am kinda stuck at the moment. I have been enjoying writing every day but the weekend got away with me due to other commitments (Sundance was on so reviews had to be written) so now my writing blog sits here unattended. So what […]

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A Writer’s Thoughts: On Publishing, Being Self Published and Beginnings

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I was relaxing this morning, drinking my coffee and just staring at my blog wondering about writing. Then I started thinking about Wattpad (as you know, I’ve been thinking about using Wattpad for my writing) and I suddenly felt quite odd about it. To be honest, I don’t think I am a “Wattpad” writer. And […]

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Finding the Right Premise for My Next Story

Writing about how to create a premise yesterday has put me on the back foot a bit. I am struggling to come up with a premise that works for my story and while I feel like I am close, something about it just doesn’t sit right with me so I can’t use it until it […]

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How Important Is The Story Premise?

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As a writer, I have only just learned about the importance of having a premise for a story/book or whatever it is that you’re working on. And it really helped me a lot once I understood its importance to the fiction writing process. I learned it from Joe Bunting over at The Write Practice. I […]

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“For Milly”

These words came to me when I was in the midst of writing Tales of the West and Ethan’s part of the first book. It is a poem that defines some of what I felt Ethan would have written had he been a poet. I remember the sound of you, in my head, blissful And […]

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SHORT STORY – The Devil’s Preacher

© by Julie Gray Author’s note – To help me visualise characters for my fiction writing I pretend what I am writing is playing out as a movie and this is always my process. So to assist with this here are the players and the characters of this story: The Players: Charlie Hunnam as David […]

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