Hi writing friends, I found this in my inbox this morning. Very timely, as I'm now outlining my second novel. Hoping you find it helpful . The writer's Ally blog is a new blog site I am following. By the look of it Ally has a lot to offer writers. Until next time, GlennisHow to… Continue reading
Hi writing colleagues,Here's one to exercise your brain cells. Thanks to 'Writers Helping Writers' for the blog.GlennisWriting: The Art of Turning a Unique PhraseOctober 15, 2015 by Joanna Penn22 CommentsOriginality in writing is something we all strive for.But sometimes we're all guilty of over-using the same words and descriptions. In today's article, Becca Puglisi from… Continue reading Writing: The Art of Turning a Unique Phrase
Hi writer friends, An interesting blog today from NowNovel. It is long, but worth reading. Enjoy. Glennis Writing Romantic Scenes and Fight Scenes | Now Novel Writing romantic scenes between lovers and writing fight scenes (between lovers or heroes and villains) might sound miles apart. Yet both share common important elements: 1. Structure (shape, purpose,… Continue reading Writing romantic scenes and fight scenes: 6 parallels
Hi writing friends, It is true that by printing each chapter of your manuscript you see grammatical and descriptive errors clearer. Which leads to writing a scene with purpose and structure. Hoping this blog from NowNovel will be helpful in doing this in a clearer, purposeful way. Glennis Knowing how to start a scene is… Continue reading Knowing how to write a scene with purpose and structure
Dan 1853 Wales It's all because of the Welsh Revival. I blink against the sunlight, slapping my face to wake up. This is weird! Quite bewildering as I am unable to comprehend my circumstances. How is it possible to be lying on my back across a rocky ledge; with one arm dangling over… Continue reading Preview Chapter One – it’s all because of the Welsh Revival
You will meet Dan - a deep thinker, who challenges Welsh Calvinist beliefs which gained converts throughout the 17th and 18th centuries. Branded a rebellious non-conformist, he is desperate to escape confusing doctrines to discover his identity. Charlotte predicts shame and disgrace as her destiny; after indulging in a relationship fraught with complicated challenges. Separately they join the thousands of emigrants who became the early pioneers in Australia. 'The Fortune Seekers - Dan and Charlotte' is a book portraying crisis, hope, adventure, and love. Repercussions from sexual experimentation, marital infidelity, religious bigotry and family estrangement are explored in this compelling tale of 18th century life.
Genre: Speculative Social Historical Fiction Synopsis - Author Glennis Browne's riveting plot and well-drawn characters, delves into issues facing the population of Great Britain in the mid 1800's. Browne asks: - Is it true we cannot avoid suffering, but we can choose how to cope with it? Will finding meaning in suffering, move us forward… Continue reading Speculative Social Historical Fiction