story kernel

Five questions can reveal the core of a story. These five questions are my canary in the coal mine—unless I can answer the questions, then I don’t have a grasp on the story. And once I do have a grasp, then these questions are my map and guiding star to …

last updated: 6 September 2018; category: story 

From time to time I get asked the question: How do you go about writing a book? Is it just a case of sitting down and typing? For me, I outline the entire story and only once I’ve got an outline in place do I start writing. But before I can really get to the …

last updated: 13 December 2016; category: story