for writers and readers….

Getting back to basics with your story – Joanne Harris QUOTES FOR WRITERS

Keep thinking about what’s most important in your story. Is it a character, an incident, a relationship? Whatever it is, it should feature in your story’s opening. You’re taking the … Continue reading

August 23, 2020 · 3 Comments

Not everyone can – or should – be a ballet dancer or a writer – Joanne Harris Quotes for Writers (and people who like quotes)

The truth is, not everyone can – or should – be a writer, in the same way that not everyone can or should be an accountant, or a ballet dancer, … Continue reading

November 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Enough Already…Well-Loved Literary Clichés

 Joanne Harris, author of fourteen novels including Chocolat, has put together ten of  her favourites literary clichés. They include: The protagonist who describes herself whilst standing in front of the … Continue reading

January 26, 2015 · 4 Comments