Tag: Heart of Glass magazine

My Writing Life

My first proper poem was inspired by Pagan aspirations and the misunderstanding of spirituality. Oh, I’d written acrostics based on my family’s names before, but this was something different. After a trudge through...

Read More

The Best of The Writer’s Cookbook 2014

It’s that time of year when we get all reflective and look back at what’s happened in 2014. 2014 was the year that The Writer’s Cookbook started, and I really appreciate all the support I’ve received so far. I hope that in 2015 the site will continue to grow and you’ll all continue to show your support for it 🙂

As part of that reflectiveness, here’s a list of The Writer’s Cookbook’s best of 2014.

Read More

An Alternative to Mr Grey: My Top 5 Love Stories

Before we begin it should be noted that this list does not contain a single mention of Romeo and Juliet — a self-described tragedy — or indeed 50 Shades of Grey — a different kind of tragedy altogether. The former is a terrible relationship model and the latter doesn’t even count as a model; it’s an abusive mess that you should most certainly be running from, preferably at high speeds. This list will contain books with a bit of oomph, and some will not be for the faint-hearted, but they do not idolise abuse or dubious consent. Because, and I’m letting you in on a well-kept secret here: that’s not love.

Read More

Feminist Writers You Need to Know

Whether you’re an active supporter of Women’s Rights or are just up for a dabble in a new genre, feminist literature is something that everyone can enjoy. Defined as literature supporting ‘feminist goals of defining,...

Read More
Loading

(Un)likeable characters

Do your characters have to be likeable? Or are other traits more important?

Discover how to write (un)likeable characters in my new guide!

Download your guide on how to write unlikeable characters

.

Support the site

Your donations help to support the site, allowing us to support more emerging writers in their careers.

 

Buy me a coffeeBuy me a coffee

Read the books

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close