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Monday, November 03, 2008

Writers' Rituals

Between travelling around France and the USA to book signings and finding the time to write each new book in The Enzo Files series, it gets less easy for Peter and I to find a space in the schedule to offer our Creative Writing Course in France, so in the meantime, as I've just been appointed Feature Writer for the Freelance Writing section of the online magazine, Suite101, I've got the opportunity to cover a wide range of topics of interest to writers. It seems like the ideal place to offer Tips and Advice.

Talking to some of Peter's fellow mystery and thriller writers, it became apparent that the secret to starting and finishing that book you want to write, is to develop habits, rituals and routines, which help to take the pain out of getting the words on the page - or into the computer. I've written a series of articles about "Writers' Rituals". Take a look at what they had to say, here...

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