Angela Foyle

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10 of the best glamping sites in the UK

Camping purists may sneer but glamping is here to stay with hundreds of sites scattered across the UK. We pick 10 additions to Cool Camping’s new book, Glamping Getaways<p>Two yurts and an octagonal “caban” (pictured above) accompany a handful of tent pitches at <b>Graig Wen</b> on the banks of the Mawddach …

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Meet 21-year-old Charlotte Elizabeth who launched a chic handbag collection two years after becoming paralysed

Launching a handbag line at the age of 21 is a feat in itself, but when you can't draw or sew and have been paralysed for over year, it would seem to be an impossible task. Yet that is what Charlotte Elizabeth Jones has done, building her accessories business from her bed.<p>The 21-year-old from …

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How Do You Achieve Your Writing Success?

Asking successful Indie Authors: <b><br>HOW DO YOU ACHIEVE YOUR WRITING SUCCESS?</b><p>The internet is covered with articles on every possible topic regarding …

Let your characters hijack the storyline

It was a month ago when I tossed out almost everything I had written in “Forever Thirteen,” the sequel to my first novel, “A Symphony of Cicadas”. …

How to Finish Your Book's Second Draft

The anxiety-relieving, blueprint-building, creativity-unleashing <i>second</i> draft<p>[<i>This article is written by guest contributor Virginia McCullough,</i> …

How to Edit Your Own Book: Tips from Authors on the Revision Process

The most helpful bit of editing advice I ever got was from poet Michele Glazer. She said, “<b>revision IS writing.</b>”<p>In other words, there’s no difference …

Top 10 Sources of Inspiration for Creative Writing

Ayn Rand once said, “A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.” You should think of creative writing in …

The biggest reward of writing may not be what you think

A while back I asked people what their biggest challenges were relating to writing. There were a number, but I'd say this one represents the issue …

But Who will Want to Read it?

August 3, 2013 | By Judith Kinghorn | 12 Replies More<p>Judith Kinghorn’s novel The Last Summer<p>An esteemed British writer, one whose novels have been …

How to HALT the Crazy and Be a Productive Writer Again

Do you sometimes feel like life just won’t let you write?<p>The kids are screaming. You’re juggling responsibilities with job, family, maybe even caring …

How to choose a pen name

If you’ve decided to use a pen name, how do you choose it? There are so many options!<p>Last week we looked at the three main reasons for using a pen …

Writing Tips by Henry Miller, Elmore Leonard, Margaret Atwood, Neil Gaiman & George Orwell

Here's one way to become a better writer. Listen to the advice of writers who earn their daily bread with their pens. During the past week, lists of …

7 Reasons Every Writer Needs to Be on Twitter - Kristen Lamb

While I’m taking a much-needed break, our WANA Maven of Twitter is here to help you understand Twitter!<p>Twitter often gets a bad rap by people who …

9 Ways to Create Characters Readers Will Identify With

I have a bad habit of creating characters that are, um, unlikeable. Or, in the parlance of the publishing industry–unrelatable.<p>(As a brief aside, I …

Which kind of book lover are you? (infographic)

Updated on Nov 20, 2014<p>1,200<p>Laura E. Kelly is a digital consultant helping authors establish and maintain their digital presence.<p>In her fun-to-read …

10 Rules When Submitting to Literary Magazines

Ah, the process of submitting to literary magazines — that dreaded, suspenseful, and occasionally joyful experience of sending your work away to be …

Writing Tips: 25 Rules For Keeping It Short And Snappy

<i>The following is an excerpt from "How To Write Short" by Roy Peter Clark [Little, Brown, $20.00]. The author explores not only tweets and statuses, but prayers and haikus, in his instructional book on snappy writing.</i><p>In his book "Write Tight," William Brohaugh has a name for this strategy: nonverbal …

Layering 20 Scenes to Create a Strong Romance Novel

Last week I probably overwhelmed you by showing you how to integrate the key romance scenes into your foundational ten scenes. This post is a long …

Creative Writing

Are you writing the best part of your story in the best way?

I've noticed that when we have a story idea, writers tend to lock in very quickly as to which part of the story to tell and how to tell it. Sometimes …

10 Things New Writers Need to Know

There’s only so long you can coast on that first burst of writerly inspiration. Then, if you’re serious about writing, reality sets in — and the work …

Improving Your Writing Through Poetry

Improving your writing with poetry.In the world of writing, one form stands out as different from all the rest: poetry.Poetry is not bound by the …

Writing Secondary Characters - Interview with Scott Lynch

<i>Winner of the Sydney J. Bounds Best Newcomer Award and 2007 World Fantasy Award finalist, Scott Lynch is the author of the Gentleman Bastard</i> …

Creative Writing 101

What is Creative Writing?<p>Creative writing is anything where the purpose is to express thoughts, feelings and emotions rather than to simply convey …

Publishers to beware: Author Solutions Inc and Balboa Press (Hay House)

There was surprise in the publishing world when Penguin Group bought Author Solutions Inc. ASI had a long history of complaints of unfair dealing …

Six Easy Tips for Self-Editing Your Fiction - Kristen Lamb

There are a lot of hurdles to writing great fiction, which is why it’s always important to keep reading and writing. We only get better by DOING. …

13 Little-Known Punctuation Marks We Should Be Using

Because sometimes periods, commas, colons, semi-colons, dashes, hyphens, apostrophes, question marks, exclamation points, quotation marks, brackets, …