The moment things make sense #writerslife #amwriting #firstdraft

‘Suddenly and from out of nowhere, everything becomes crystal clear again’ There comes a point in the writing of every book when the clarity you started off with becomes muddied and cloudy, so that you’re left unable to see the way forward. When that happens, all it’s possible to do is blindly edge forward, feeling…

BLOOD TYPE: Joel Hames @joel_hames #writingtips #writerslife

CRIME AUTHORS SPILL THEIR GUTS ABOUT WRITING. Every Thursday top-notch authors of psychological thrillers and crime fiction share their writing secrets – and the secrets to their success – with you and me. “That someone else read your book and likes it – it never ceases to amaze me. This week: Joel Hames Tell us about yourself… I’m Joel Hames, I’m…

Life in the writing cave #writerslife #amwriting #amediting

  How the heck have I managed to write four books? Things are suspiciously quiet at the Copperthwaite writing cave. The only thing coming from it is the sound of furious typing (and, inevitably, the sound of me eating cake and gently swearing as I drop a crumb that has to be winkled from beneath…

Win a SIGNED copy of The Darkest Lies

Fancy a signed paperback of Amazon and USA Today bestseller The Darkest Lies? Then head over to my Facebook page Author Barbara Copperthwaite and check out my pinned post. All you have to do it like, comment on, or share that post to enter, and I’ll pick one lucky person at random on 21 July. Good…