How to write a bestseller: A Guardian Masterclass with James Patterson

James Patterson is the world’s best selling thriller author. As of January 2016 he had sold over 350 million books, and currently holds the Guinness World Record for the most #1 New York Times Bestsellers. Pretty impressive, no? I’m not a thriller reader, but i’m always interested in what makes books successful, and I was…… Continue reading How to write a bestseller: A Guardian Masterclass with James Patterson

How to find a literary agent a Guardian Masterclass with Juliet Mushens

So what happens when you finish a novel? You definitely should find a literary agent, and the course run through The Guardian Masterclasses explains the Why and How. In my previous post I had attended a morning Creative Writing workshop with author Kate Mosse and her editor husband Greg Mosse and so after a quick lunch…… Continue reading How to find a literary agent a Guardian Masterclass with Juliet Mushens

Creative Writing workshop with Kate and Greg Mosse

I’d been struggling with my writing for a while. I had tried NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) and felt disparaged. To kick the mood I booked myself two a Guardian Masterclasses. The first was a Creative Writing Workshop presented by Kate Mosse and Greg Mosse. Kate Mosse -The Storyteller is the bestselling author of the Languedoc Trilogy,…… Continue reading Creative Writing workshop with Kate and Greg Mosse