Ewan's blog

Some Writing Tips : Inspired by a chart intended (one hopes) for 14-year-olds.

Not Writing . Read, that’s all. The more you read the better your writing will be. Read a (very) few books generally acknowledged to be bad writing. Work out why people say this about them. Read the books your parents and grandparents had to read at school and books by their writers’ contemporaries. (You may be offended, that’s fine. Learn to read with detachment, it’s a good skill to have). Make notes about what you read, or what has inspired...

This Little Piggy

Went to market... Or maybe it was a goat. I thought I was a writer but...

Unbound-ed Opportunity Knocking: Gibbous House

Well, I've plastered it all over Facebook and Twitter and pestered friends by e-mail. What's left? A heads-up to any ABCTalers who still remember me? Or a message in a bottle? These may be the same thing. ABC's next joint venture with Unbound is a historical novel with a difference. A strombolian mash-up of gothic tropes and a sardonic, if not always entirely self aware narrator. By the way, he murders people - and we're not really sure who he...

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