Category: Unlikely Influences

Unlikely Influences: What Sylvia Spruck Wrigley learned about stories from a spontaneous trip to Scotland

Unlikely Influences is a series of occasional blog posts about how writers can learn the tricks of their trade in odd places. Most are from guest authors, but I’ll pop in from time to time too. This installment is by Sylvia Spruck Wrigley. ◊ What I learned…

What Aviva Bel’Harold learned about writing from painting her nails

Unlikely Influences is a series of blog posts, running every second week, about how writers can learn the tricks of their trade in odd places. Most are from guest authors, but I’ll pop in from time to time too. This week’s installment is by Aviva Bel’Harold. ◊…

What Stephen Cox learned about fantasy from Mary Renault

Unlikely Influences is a series of blog posts, running every second week, about how writers can learn the tricks of their trade in odd places. Most are from guest authors, but I’ll pop in from time to time too. This week’s installment is by Stephen Cox. ◊ What…

Unlikely Influences: What Vincent H. O’Neil learned about writing from the theater

Unlikely Influences is a series of blog posts about how writers can learn the tricks of their trade in odd places. Most are from guest authors, but I’ll pop in from time to time too. Starting now, the series will run every second week. This week’s installment…

What L.S. Johnson learned about writing from sewing

Unlikely Influences is a series of weekly blog posts about how writers can learn the tricks of their trade in odd places. Most are from guest authors, but I’ll pop in from time to time too. This week’s installment is by L.S. Johnson. ◊ Sewing and Structure by…

What Sunil Patel learned about writing from John Wick and Mad Max: Fury Road

Unlikely Influences is a series of weekly blog posts about how writers can learn the tricks of their trade in odd places. Most are from guest authors, but I’ll pop in from time to time too. This week’s installment is by Sunil Patel. ◊ What I learned…

What raising guide dogs taught Tina Gower about writing

Unlikely Influences is a series of weekly blog posts about how writers can learn the tricks of their trade in odd places. Most are from guest authors, but I’ll pop in from time to time too. This week’s installment is by Tina Gower. ◊ What raising guide…