This is a short guide to laying out your fiction – explaining why little things like page numbers are importing.
The most popular blog I’ve put online. Tries to sum up what I’ve learned about writing long-form fiction. (Time is important.)
But this also applies if you’re starting out on the first draft of a novel at any time of the year. What to be fussed about, and what you don’t need to sweat.
Hopefully not too harsh, or cynical – my take on the route from starting writing to getting someone enough on your side to put your book out, perhaps even in ye olde hardbacke.
About the relationship between storytelling and ecology. Particularly takes on the idea that more heroes are the last thing we need.