The Leader of the Band (includes 2 CDs)
The Romantic Novel Last week I began to outline the requirements of Romantic Fiction. This week is a continuation of those thoughts. If you write Romantic Fiction your readers will almost certainly, though I suspect not exclusively, be female. She might have loved and lost or known a love that has grown cold, or never […]
The Romantic Novel “In the Romance novel, the woman always wins. With courage, intelligence and gentleness she brings the most dangerous creature on the earth, the human male, to his knees.” here are many genres of novels, such as, Crime Fiction, Romance, Fantasy, Science Fiction and so on. I do not have time or space […]
Setting the Scene – Atmosphere We know what we mean when we say that the atmosphere created by a piece of writing was chilling, claustrophobic, desolate, cheerful, menacing, comforting or whatever. But it is not easy to define just why we have experienced this emotional reaction or how the writer has achieved the desired effect. […]
Part 7. How to Write Good Dialogue Dialogue is direct speech as opposed to reported speech. Give thought as to which is the better method according to the given circumstances and the emphasis you wish to put on the imparting of information. There are occasions when a short account of reported speech may be more […]
Tom O’Donnell’s guest was Joe Malone from Dec 1994.