I inhaled this book over a long weekend and I’m currently suffering a book hangover. I can’t stop thinking about this novel, and don’t intend to any time soon. Here’s my spoiler-free review.
It’s more likely that the VP in your company is a “psychopath” than some doe-eyed teenage boy in your neighbourhood.
How do you write an exciting adventure story? I’ve been mulling over this recently.
“Because I was up last night, I started The Crown. I’ll say it’s for research, and that’s true, but the fact is, Netflix has recommended it to me so many times, that I just gave up and decided to watch the first episode.”
If you can afford to stay at home, this time is great if you want to be creative. But the fact that you’re home all day also has a strangely lulling effect. The urgency to work is no longer there. At least, that’s how I feel about it.
Writing advice is always contextual. There are never any hard rules, which is great, because that means there are no limits to what’s possible.
From character designs to setting cues, curating Pinterest boards for my stories helps me enter the storyworld.
A bad first draft is just a potentially better second draft.