Writers On Writing / Page-turning tension, with Pamela Cook
By Pamela Cook
“Too much information kills tension. But showing – through dialogue, active sentences, strong word choice and carefully chosen visceral reactions – pulls the reader into the story and makes them an active participant rather than a bored onlooker.”
Writers On Writing / Writing subtle conflict with Cate Kennedy
‘I love pieces of writing by various authors which create these small, significant, suspenseful moments where the reader can see exactly what the stakes are, because characters are revealing those stakes under pressure.’ We asked award-winning author Cate Kennedy to tell us her what it is about conflict in writing that appeals to her, and which writers she loves reading.
Writers On Writing / Kate Holden recommends her favourite books to inspire
Living abroad, the joys of gardening, diaries, essays and musings on household objects – Kate Holden gives us insight into which books inspire her. Kate’s online course, Writing Memoir, starts Wednesday 28 October. Enrol here.