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Roz Morris
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It’s five years since I released My Memories of a Future Life. I actually hadn’t realised it was that long ago, but Facebook has an algorithm that nudges you to repost old updates. And recently it gave me this: Still, I wasn’t feeling especially…
It’s five years since I released My Memories of a Future Life. I actually hadn’t realised it was that long ago, but Facebook has an algorithm that nudges you to repost old updates. And recently it …
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FREE audio - how to get followers for your author blog .... and all my other news http://us4.campaign-archive2.com/?u=f398644df264175ec0ce43531&id=8b5da4d86e&e=[UNIQID]
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The Undercover Soundtrack is a series where I host a writer who uses music as part of their creative environment – perhaps to connect with a character, populate a mysterious place, or hold a moment still to explore its depths. This week my guest is book…
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This week Joanna Penn invited me to her podcast to talk about writing style and voice, which you can see in a few weeks’ time. We got so involved in the subject that we didn’t finish her question list and this point didn’t make the cut. So I thought it…
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Who changes in the course of a novel? We hope the characters do. Sometimes the author does too. My guest this week feels that writing her novel became an act of emotional honesty that left her in a new place. Music was a constant companion – a mix of…
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Some of you know that I began my writing career incognito, as a ghost-writer. It gave me certain habits and approaches that I still use to this day, and I’m sure they were a head start for productive writing processes. Today I’m talking about those habits…
Some of you know that I began my writing career incognito, as a ghost-writer. It gave me certain habits and approaches that I still use to this day, and I’m sure they were a head start for pr…
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This question was raised in a Facebook group this week: if you’re not earning much from writing, does that make it a hobby rather than a serious pursuit? My gut reaction was ‘no’, and I’d like to examine why. What follows will be a few attempts at…
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Your prose does more than simply describe what happens. It creates the experience in the reader’s mind – the atmosphere, the themes, the lighting, the mood. Imagine the book has a soundtrack, like a movie. In fact it does, because the ‘music’ is created…
Your prose does more than simply describe what happens. It creates the experience in the reader’s mind – the atmosphere, the themes, the lighting, the mood. Imagine the book has a soundtrack, like …
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I recently changed the covers of my Nail Your Novels … and got myself a nice long to-do list as a result. But as well as refreshing the look of the books, a redesign is also a chance to smarten up the covers’ marketing potential. Here’s how. Don’t miss…
I recently changed the covers of my Nail Your Novels … and got myself a nice long to-do list as a result. But as well as refreshing the look of the books, a redesign is also a chance to smarten up …
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I’ve had an interesting question from Ben Collins. I have read that each part of a novel should contain a ‘disaster’ and that every scene should either contain conflict or be deleted. Is this too rigid a formula, or do you think it is correct? That’s a…
I’ve had an interesting question from Ben Collins. I have read that each part of a novel should contain a ‘disaster’ and that every scene should either contain conflict or be deleted. Is this…
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And indeed I discuss these very points in my post, Harlan!
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Hello! I’m slightly late posting this week because I knew I had this waiting. Joanna Penn invited me back to her podcast to thrash out a thorny topic – how to find your author voice. We discuss what voice is, how to develop it, how character dialogue…
Hello! I’m slightly late posting this week because I knew I had this waiting. Joanna Penn invited me back to her podcast to thrash out a thorny topic – how to find your author voice. We…
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We’re in an age of new publishing models. And two of the emerging trends – crowdfunding and hybrid publishing – seem to meet in the organisation Unbound. The principle of Unbound is simple. Raise enough money to publish the first print run. After that,…
We’re in an age of new publishing models. And two of the emerging trends – crowdfunding and hybrid publishing – seem to meet in the organisation Unbound. The principle of Unbound is simple. R…
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Writer, speaker, bestselling ghostwriter, writing blogger. Author of a series of writing books called Nail Your Novel, and 2 acclaimed novels: My Memories of a Future Life & Lifeform Three. Teaches writing masterclasses for The Guardian
Introduction
My books have sold more than 4 million copies worldwide, although I'm not allowed to disclose the titles as many of them were ghostwritten. I speak about writing and publishing, and teach masterclasses in both for The Guardian in London. If you're literarily inclined too, check out my blog of writing tutorials - www.nailyournovel.com , my novel's blog www.mymemoriesofafuturelife.com and my main page www.rozmorris.wordpress.com
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Secretly the author of 8 worldwide bestselling novels. Proudly the author of three much-praised writing books and two critically acclaimed novels of my own. Have been in a Clint Eastwood movie. Was once hit by a train.
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Cheshire, UK
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Writer, writing coach, speaker
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Writing, editing, tutoring, speaking, mentoring
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