How to Write a Novel (Psychologies Magazine Column)

31 Aug 2017



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Click on the links below to read my first six Psychologies Magazine ‘How to Write a Novel’ columns. They are short and basic but maybe they’ll give you a few ideas:

Month 1: How to Write a Novel

Month 2: Don’t Lose the Plot 

Month 3 Make Time to Write 

Month 4 Looking for Trouble

Month 5: How to Cut 

Month 6: Tricks of the Trade







  1. Maureen Slaven
    January 27, 2018

    I’ve been following your ‘How to Write a Novel’ column in Psychologies (much appreciated), but missed the November & December editions. Is it still possible to access them?

  2. lucyatkins
    February 3, 2018

    hi maureen, good point – I’ll do a blog post with the last ones

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