Turning A Short Story Into A Novel

Rena George Serials, Writing 6 Comments

It’s a while since I penned a writing post so I thought you might like to hear about my current project. It’s a bit different from what I’m used to,  not the content of the WIP, just the fact that I have never done anything like this before. You see I’m re-writing one of my Cornish crime long short stories, and turning it into a novel. And it’s been much easier than I had imagined. The first draft is finished …

When the Writing Hits a Brick Wall

Rena George Writing 10 Comments

I have discovered something about myself over recent weeks. I’ve discovered I’m not a jump in and just get on with it kind of author. I don’t know why this came as such a surprise. Everything else I have ever written has been properly planned out – except for those news stories in the old days when I was a newspaper reporter and had to dictate back fast-moving events on the spot. In a previous post I may just have …