Archive for October 2015

Writer’s Wheel Magazine Issue 7

Oct 22nd, 2015 | By

We are now in mid-autumn, and the leaves are turning a gorgeous kaleidoscope of rich reds, bronze and gold. And we also have a lovely autumnal cover for which we thank tonal artist and writer Stuart Davies. In this issue, Roderick Vincent discusses the changing character of literary fiction in “Writing Dystopian”. In “Symbolism and

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HISTORY IN THE WRITING

Oct 21st, 2015 | By

Interview with historian Ruth Green on the subject of research “Nothing infuriates me more than a historical novel, stage or screenplay in which the characters have been incorrectly dressed,” explained Ruth Green, author of The Wearing of Costume. “The ways people wore their clothes changed nearly as often as the clothes themselves.” As a founder

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Where do I start? Fact or Fiction?

Oct 16th, 2015 | By

Most budding writers when they start out have an ambition to be writers of fiction and become authors of a best-selling novel. When we begin to explore the possibilities of a writing career it’s always a good idea to examine every avenue before concentrating on one particular area – and much of this final decision

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WHAT SHALL I CALL MYSELF?

Oct 8th, 2015 | By

Multiple Personality Disorder is a therapist’s phrase but any writer who works with a pseudonym is probably fully aware of the condition and the problems it brings. A writer’s name is important. It reflects our personality or our alter idem, our other self. This other self (or selves) remains hidden for most of the time,

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