The fine line that is a great distinction

I have recently discovered one thing that I feel can turn a piece of writing from simply being ‘good’ into that which is ‘amazing’. A special something that pushes the former into the latter and really does not take much to achieve aside from a little forethought, depth, discovery and, of course, knowing your characters well. That…

The person I am now is not the person I woke up being this morning

My new favourite theme Whilst watching an episode of The Good Wife this week (a highly successful American law-drama series) it hit me what my new favourite theme in a story is: self-reflection. In this weeks particular episode, the main character Alicia Florrick, a Governors wife and successful lawyer in the series, reflected upon her…

The Writing Cave

As February comes to a close I am finally emerging from the writing cave. The first draft of my first book is nearly complete (I have just this moment finished the penultimate chapter) and by this Sunday it will be done, alas! This larva has finally grown into a caterpillar. The BRITS I was watching…

The Invisible Road

Happy Chinese New Year! Today is another milestone for another year (in Chinese culture, atleast) and helps us to put our life a little more in perspective – just like all the other milestones we measure our lives upon throughout the years. According to Chinese culture we are now entering the year of the Horse…

The Dream & The Dreamer

We know not why we dream. It happens, for all of us, every single night. When we wake up we often can barely even remember much of what we had spent or vacant hours imagining, but it is said that we dream on average about 4-6 times a night. That’s over 2000 dreams a year…

I’m Going on an Adventure!

Happy weekend to you! Whether you have returned to work yet or are still savouring the last few days before venturing back, I hope they are relaxed and easy going. I am currently sitting on a train headed to Oxford (a good three hour journey for me) for a 9am start at Stephanie Hale’s ‘Launch…

Come On In!

Hello and welcome to my new blog which I started yesterday! For more information about my series of fiction novels head on over to the ‘My Story‘ page. Find out some more initial information about what my stories are about, their intended audience and some of the themes involved in my series of books! Also…

Welcome, Welcome!

Hello and a very warm welcome to you! My name is Lewis Jones and I am an aspiring author. After 3 and a half years of inventing, planning and writing I have decided that it’s finally time you share with you all of my work. So here were are at the first step of the journey,…