Richie Billing

11 Flips | 1 Magazine | @RichieBilling | Fantasy writer from Liverpool, UK

The ‘process’ of writing and 5 ways to get you going

When I first began writing it’s fair to say I was ignorant of most of the rules of creative writing. I just had a need pick up a pen and get things …

What’s the Plot?

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Playing God: Tools for Crafting Characters

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Dialogue: Writing Effectively

This week I’ll be reflecting on my notes on dialogue. Again this isn’t an exhaustive guide, just a few things I’ve picked up. If you find it useful …

Prose: The ‘Dreaded’ Passive Voice

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Building Worlds

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Prose: Sensory Writing

This week the focus returns to prose, and to one of the most invaluable lessons a writer can learn: writing with the five senses.<p>Merely communicating …

7 Ways To Improve Your Writing

I’ve learned many harsh lessons since I began writing fiction, all of which have helped me improve as a writer. In this article I thought I’d share …

A Guide To Writing Fight Scenes

I often see people asking about writing fight scenes, so this week, with axes in hand, I thought we’d battle our way through a quick guide.<p>There seem …

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