Novel Points of View blog

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Home of the Novel Points of View blog - 6 writers and a photographer sharing notes and fab pics on books, writing, landscape, creativity and more...

Rae Cowie - Writer, Reviewer & Lover of Books
Novel Writing/ Writing Tip/ The hard truth about writing a DEBUT novel and the need to KEEP GOING... (including timely advice from author Kate Mosse...) Fanfiction Writer, Emotional Rollercoaster, Hard Truth, Playwright, Point Of View, Aberdeen, Screenwriting, Writing Tips, Writers

The hard truth about writing a DEBUT novel...

The last few months have been an emotional rollercoaster, and it is only now that, here in Scotland at least, where restrictions have e...

Summer books/ Summer literary locations/ The Novel Points of View blog team share their favourite kind of summer reads... Sunflower Iphone Wallpaper, Aqua Wallpaper, Wallpaper Iphone Disney, Trendy Wallpaper, Iphone Backgrounds, Iphone Wallpapers, Paper Sunflowers, Sunflower Fields, Holiday Travel

Best summer literary locations

Hello! As lockdown gradually eases here in the UK some lucky readers will be packing, ready to head off on summer hols. However, for ma...

Writing tips/ Author Resources/ Free Resources for Writers Point Of View, Aberdeen, Writing Tips, Writers, Scotland, Notes, Author, Studio, Blog

Free Resources for Writers

Hello! As we emerge from nine weeks of lockdown here in Scotland, I’d like to share some highlights from the explosion of FREE wr...

The Novel Points of View writing team share happy writing memories and would love to hear your happiness stories too . Point Of View, Happy Thoughts, Novels, Happiness, Memories, Writing, Blog, Memoirs, Bonheur

Happy thoughts from the Novel Points of View Writing Team ...

This month’s joint blog is all about what makes us happy as writers and starting us off is RAE Writing is hard and I battle daily w...

Book Reviewing/ How to write your first book review/ Loads of hints and tips on how to write a book review ... Writing A Book Outline, Writing A Book Review, Kids Writing, Start Writing, Aesthetic Writing, Prison Officer, Book Characters, Book Photography, Book Quotes

Book Reviewing Made Easy

During the current lockdown, many are working flat out – doctors, nurses, care workers, supermarket employees, prison officers, the volunte...

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Let's Talk About A Reader's Trust

Last week, on the 24th March, I celebrated the release of my sixth novel, Daniel's Daughter . Not only is Daniel's Daughter my sixth novel,...

How does an author choose which genre to write in? The Novel Points of View Team reveals all . Point Of View, Writer, Novels, Author, Community, This Or That Questions, Books, Life, Libros

Which genre to write?

This week’s blog is a joint effort and we’re tackling the thorny question of genres we wouldn’t write in… Jennie Bohnet says: ...

Christmas is traditionally a time of giving and, in the spirit of the season, I want to further awareness of four bookish. Stephen Graham, Bill Bailey, Point Of View, Aberdeen, Writers, Charity, Scotland, Novels, Memories

Bookish Charity Appeals

Christmas is traditionally a time of giving and, in the spirit of the season, I want to further awareness of four bookish...

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It's beginning to feel like Christmas

The countdown to Christmas is well and truly on. Streets, shops and homes are festooned in festive twinkling lights, ball balls and garl...

Writing tips/ Writing Community/ What every writer needs to help deal with rejection - brilliant writing friends . Point Of View, Writing Tips, Writer, Community, Summer Dresses, Friends, Blog, Fashion, Amigos

The best tips for writers on dealing with rejection

There can be few writers who haven't had a rejection at some point in their careers, and I've had a fair few myself. How, I wondered, do my ...

Spooky stories for Halloween/ Halloween tales/ Classic creepy tales guaranteed to make you shiver . Tales Of Halloween, Halloween Halloween, Review Board, Spooky Stories, Point Of View, Book Reviews, Great Books, Creepy, Novels

Spooky stories for Halloween

As a child I loved everything about Halloween – my smoking neep (turnip) lantern, my dodgy bin-liner inspired costume, trail...

Writing Tips/ Writing Community/ The Novel Points of View blog team share a load of useful writing tips ... Waves Goodbye, Acai Berry, Point Of View, King Kong, Stevia, Writing Tips, Back To School, Novels, Aberdeen

BACK TO SCHOOL FOR WRITERS ... Sharing a collection of writing tips

As we wave goodbye to warm summer days and students return to school, it's the perfect time for writers to review project goals....

Moniack Mhor/ Writing Retreat in the Scottish Highlands/Discover what happened on a brilliant editing weekend at Moniack Mhor, learning from bestselling author, Nathan Filer and Picador editor, Francesca Main . Scottish Highlands, Aberdeen, Bestselling Author, Editor, Outdoor Gear, Writers, Scotland, Shit Happens, Landscape

EDITING IN THE SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS – Escape to Moniack Mhor

As the days grow shorter, it’s time for some hard-core writing to be done. I have the guts of a novel in place and yet I’d reach...

Sandra Ireland author/ The Unmaking of Ellie Rook/ Author Sandra Ireland shares how local folklore inspires her contemporary thrillers/ Scottish folklore/ Writing Tips Thrillers, Rook, Writing Inspiration, Folklore, Writing Tips, Ireland, Moose Art, Fiction, Novels

Using Folklore to Inspire Contemporary Fiction

Over the next few months the Novel Points of View team will be inviting guest writers to the blog. Their brief is to write a post connected ...

Free Audiobooks/ Love Audio/ Discover more about the rise in sales of audiobooks and 4 ways to bag a stack of audiobooks for FREE Aberdeen, Love Affair, Writers, Scotland, Audiobooks, Blogging, Studio, Reading, Bag

How to bag a stack of audiobooks for FREE

Regular readers of the blog will know how much I love listening to podcasts so I found it interesting when the Audio Publishers Ass...

How to Make Any Change in Your Piano Teaching Business - Colourful Keys Writing Skills, In Writing, Fiction Writing, Writing Paper, Writing Tips, Magna Carta, Piano Teaching, Content Marketing Strategy, Effective Communication

Learning from the successes and failures of others

'Literature cannot be the business of a woman's life: & it ought not to be.' Poet Laureate Robert Southey Letter to Charlotte Brontë...