Category Archives: writing

Can I learn from other authors?

I have always thought that one should read as much as one writes. And although I notice the different ways writers handle their work, I don’t always put it into practice. I feel I should because if one is convinced … Continue reading

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Should I give up?

I am depressed because I’m having difficulty finding new ways to wrap up my novel. I’m putting off lifting my pen because the ideas won’t come. I used to write 3000 to 4000 words per week. Now I can just … Continue reading

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How much truth is there in Fiction?

It appears to me that one must start with a truth and then let the imagination take over to be able to write a fictional story. One starts with a true fact and then the question – What if something … Continue reading

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Should I lift my pen?

  In my experience, when I have no idea what I’m going to write in the next chapter, I take it on faith that thoughts will come to me when I put pen to paper. Because it has happened before, … Continue reading

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How Do You get Depth?

I have had this problem for some time. I’ve written six novels under the pen-name Sarah Wallace and sell them on Amazon UK Kindle Store. But not until now have I been shown what real depth was. My characters are … Continue reading

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Should you think you are worthless?

I read recently an article about Social Media and it made me wonder if I was helping anybody. Surely talking over problems on my blog would spark interest, if another writer is having the same difficulties. I can only imagine … Continue reading

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Should we pose for thought?

I have published the sixth novel, which I thought would be my last. And I’m on top of the world because one of my faithful readers gave me a wonderful review. ‘Damned’ by Sarah Wallace (pen-name) – to be found … Continue reading

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