What’s in a Title?

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Conjuring a title for your novel can be an easy process or a difficult one with many sleepless nights. Here’s my take on what to consider when creating a title: http://www.imranwrites.com/2011/12/12/whats-in-a-title/

What it means when a girl calls you a Tool.

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  Sit down. If you are thinking about it, then you’re not a tool. You’re not a tool in the way your mother might tell you you’re not stupid, you just did something… Continue reading

Remember your first story?

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Do you remember when you were writing your first story? No? Neither do I, but you must remember some of the stories that you created with your classmates?   I do remember some… Continue reading

Hyped to Redraft

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Want to know more of which books have been inspirational in my plan to redraft my second MS Disconnect? Read on for details of big changes… http://www.imranwrites.com/2011/11/20/hyped-to-redraft/

To stressed-out writers

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Remember when you got that one idea that would fill a book? Remember when you began writing and relished writing the story that stretched out in front of you? Remember when you were… Continue reading

Drastic Changes to the POV

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My second novel Disconnect was completed a month-or-so ago. It is a YA Sci-Fi clocking in at 62k, and revolves around the dangerous attraction that builds between two totally-differing characters. All in all… Continue reading

Honour – Short Story by @mightyjock

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Honour ‘This is the highest honour that can be bestowed upon you.’ The words were spoken as harshly as the blow that had preceded them. Abel suppressed a cry of pain and made… Continue reading

Tips on Writing Prose

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I know, because I have been guilty of it, that some writers try to write with a hint of poetry and suaveness to better the sentence. YUCK! Stop it. Flowering  to increase the… Continue reading

Natural Writer

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I’m not a natural writer. Writing is not my ‘talent’. I didn’t make up stories as a child. I didn’t thrive in English class. I didn’t notice the words in books. So how… Continue reading

Essential Tools for Writers – Book Recommendations

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I’ve been writing, and learning about writing, for several years now and during this time I have purchased and read many, many books on the craft of writing.  Here is a list of… Continue reading