Choose the setting to reflect the style of the story as well as the time/era in which it is set.
I like my novels to have hidden meanings; different levels at which they can be read.
Everything, ultimately, in successful story-telling is about balance
These books aren’t about writing
A writer often has to ditch some of the pieces they enjoyed writing the most
Stanislavsky wrote his famous book for actors
It’s tough to be selfish.
To be creative you have to be free to think.
I teach creative writing in Cambridge.