Author: Heather

The Editing Cycle #11 – Bake a Cake 0

The Editing Cycle #11 – Bake a Cake

  Bake a Cake Some of you might think it was very naughty of me not to write anything for last week’s session, but was it? Or was I preparing for a lesson that...

The Editing Cycle #9 – Strengths and Weaknesses 6

The Editing Cycle #9 – Strengths and Weaknesses

A master swordsman does not choose to fight with a bow, unless he is a fool. Strengths and Weaknesses This week I want to know all of your strengths and weaknesses and you’re going...

The Editing Cycle #8 – Objects of Power and the Power of Objects 0

The Editing Cycle #8 – Objects of Power and the Power of Objects

“It’s not the size of the gun that counts, it’s the amount of ammo.” What are Objects of Power? Objects of power can be anything from a magic sword to a household cup. It...

Winner of the YWS Easter Hunt Challenge! 0

Winner of the YWS Easter Hunt Challenge!

First, I’d like to say a quick thank you to everyone who entered and to the moderating staff who made this possible! AlfredSymon was particularly genius at hiding his share of the eggs and...

The Editing Cycle #6 – Plot Your Way 5

The Editing Cycle #6 – Plot Your Way

Plotting your novel is a very personal task and nobody can tell you how to do it, but in this week’s session, we’re going to explore an old favourite: the road map. We’ll be...

YWS Easter Egg Hunt 12

YWS Easter Egg Hunt

Hello everyone! An exciting event is now taking place over at The Young Writers Society and anyone can take part! The YWS staff have hidden 20 secret Easter Eggs around the site and each one is...

The Editing Cycle #5 – Character Dialogue 3

The Editing Cycle #5 – Character Dialogue

There’s a lot to be said about dialogue. Perhaps a year, or ten from now, a revolutionary author will come along and present us with a book that has no spoken word, no vernacular...

The YWS Grand Re-Opening 5

The YWS Grand Re-Opening

There were three reasons to be excited when I woke up this morning: It was the weekend. It was snowing. It was the YWS Grand Re-opening! I must admit, I was at first too preoccupied...