| 2017 | January
  • exchange of ideas

    You can’t own an idea

    Why is it that we writers are so prone to the thinking that we own an idea? For some reason that is lost on me, writers seem to be particularly prone to worrying about people stealing their ideas. There may be bragging rights for being the first person to do something. Should that necessarily mean that…

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  • war

    The five types of antagonist

    In a story, there are five types of antagonist. Only one of those is what you would consider a “bad guy” in any way. A story without conflict is not interesting but did you know that there are four other ways to bring conflict other than by having a villain? I made mention of this on…

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  • Thanet Creative

    Pitch us your ideas

    Thanet Creative is run by our community. The same can be said of this blog.  We accept submissions for one-off articles but invite you to join as a regular or irregular contributor. In the past, we have put out lists of suggested topics but this has not been hugely successful. So rather than restricting your…

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  • Getting Published

    The Business of Writing

    This post is about the business of writing because writing is a business. I’m going to do my best to look at the numbers of publishing. Author Buzz UK talked about the shocking truth of author earnings earlier this year. In that Routes to publishing There are two routes you can go down when seeking…

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NaNoWriMo30th November 2017
It's all over for another year. Time to think about editing.


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