Why My #WritersLife Feels Like Stranger Things #MondayBlogs #StrangerThings

I was so disappointed to find out Stranger Things part 3 wont be back until November 2018

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If you haven’t watched the Netflix series Stranger Things, seasons 1 and 2, I strongly urge you to clear your social calendar, stockpile food, close the curtains, wrap yourself in a warm blanket, clutch a large cushion (to hide behind during scary bits) and binge watch it all.

For those who haven’t experienced it, Stranger Things is an American science fiction-horror TV series, set in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana in the 1980s.

It focuses on an investigation into the disappearance of a young boy, amid supernatural events occurring around the town. The series features a group of boys searching for their missing friend, a girl with psychokinetic abilities, the local police chief, members of the missing boy’s family and a portal to an alternate dimension called the ‘Upside Down,’ 

This quirky series blew my creative mind and I haven’t been the same since.

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Guest Post: Brent Abell

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The Music of Our Literary Worlds

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Every movie has a soundtrack. Each scene is brought to life by the tunes playing in the background during a fight, a love scene, or the climactic ending. Books can be the same in that regard. When I write, I have my headphones on and I’m rocking out to whatever metal song comes out of the shuffle. There may be some rock, but metal is my poison.

When I wrote The Calling, I had to step back and think about the time period I was writing in. The novella isn’t set in the present, so I had to try to go with what the sounds of the time were. Most of the year was dominated by pop and the birth of Nu Metal, but here are the ten songs I put on a track list and why they helped me to set…

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The 20 Stages Of Writing

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Do You Have Author Potential? Take The Author Test Today! #ASMSG #SundayBlogShare @SteveBoseley

When horror and dark fiction author Steve Boseley contacted me to say that he shared my blonde humour, wanted to have some literary fun and had a cracking guest blog post up his sleeve, I had to ha…

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5day10k Writing Challenge

**Back by popular demand** Avast ye landlubbers! I just finished streaming the Starz series “Black Sails,” and am feeling kind of Piratical. As a result, this week’s theme will be…

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How To Really Get To Know Your Characters! #MondayBlogs #AmWriting

More interesting insights to writing. Happy Valentines Day

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Do you want to know how to really get to know your characters? The answer is simple.

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How To Really Get To Know Your Characters! #MondayBlogs #AmWriting

Photo Credit: Stocksnap Do you want to know how to really get to know your characters? The answer is simple.

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