This shortlist of ten books are what I’d recommend for people who like a darker flavour to their bookshelves.
When someone says to me “villains”, I immediately think of a moustache-twirling Brit in a suit stroking a white cat. Or a Brit in general.
We all love the idea of living forever. But there are some things authors don’t consider when they romanticise life after death.
There are far too many articles and books out there telling you which software to use to write with. I don’t want to be “that guy” and add to that, so this article is just the three things I tell everyone who ever asks.
In writing my trilogy, I’ve learnt a few things about just how terrible King Arthur was for telling us about the Middle Ages.
In my many years of failing to complete a novel, I wrote by the seat of my pants. I didn’t know where my story went, how it would end, or anything beyond my main character.
Everyone has good days and bad days; it’s genuinely accepted as a universal fact. But what a lot of people never say is just how hard it is to finish a damn novel in the first place.