BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

Where Agatha Christie found her plots QUOTES FOR WRITERS (and people who like quotes)

Years ago I got my plots in the tub, the old-fashioned, rim kind — just sitting there thinking, undisturbed, and lining the rim with apple cores. Agatha Christie

February 25, 2018 · 20 Comments

Unreliable Narrators Writing Article Number 6 from the Archive

As readers we tend to be on the side of the narrator. We trust what he or she  says – we have no one else to tell us what happened … Continue reading

August 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Five Quotes for Mother’s Day

…kids don’t stay with you if you do it right. It’s the one job where, the better you are, the more surely you won’t be needed in the long run. … Continue reading

March 6, 2016 · 2 Comments

Stephanie Lam’s route to publication began with a make-believe town…

Today’s guest post is from Stephanie Lam whose first novel The Mysterious Affair at Castaway House was published  a few weeks ago. Her journey to becoming a published writer sounds … Continue reading

September 15, 2014 · Leave a comment