How to Write a Crime Novel: The Editor’s Guide

Crime novels are incredibly popular, but this popularity makes it a very competitive genre for new writers trying to make their mark. Given this, you might be wondering how to write a crime novel that will actually stand out?…

Thoughts on Writing, Ideas, and The Writers’ Academy

After years of writing for pleasure, Rachel Rivers Porter decided to join our Constructing a Novel course in March 2015.  Fourteen weeks later, she was well on the way to completing her novel ‘Kiss of the Tsunami’, which was later long-listed for the The Times/Chicken House Children’s Fiction Competition.  …