From Story Idea To Reader – Patsy Collins Interview – JU#48

It’s episode 48 and today we’re lucky enough to have writer, Patsy Collins on the show. Patsy has loads of experience with long and short fiction and has also just released an excellent book packed full of useful writing advice.

Patsy Collins

Patsy is the author of four novels; three contemporary romances and one coming of age story with a difference. Hundreds of her short stories have been published in magazines in the UK, Australia, Sweden, Ireland and South Africa.

As well as fiction, Patsy writes articles for Writing Magazine, gives occasional writing workshops and talks, and runs two writing blogs – Womagwriter and Patsy-Collins Blogspot which include tons of advice on succeeding in the Woman’s magazine market, links to free writing competitions and other useful tips. She co-runs #WritingChat – the weekly writing tweet-up and – as if that wasn’t enough – she has also co-authored ‘From Story Idea to Reader’ a non-fiction book that has loads of help for writers new and experienced.

Follow Patsy on Twitter and go and take a look at her website

Tweets of the week

This week’s Tweets of the week came from Joanna Penn (@thecreativepenn) and The Write Turn (@writeturninfo). Joanna has an excellent post ‘Going Further With Audiobooks’ which has lots of tips on audiobooks for Indies. The Write Turn gave us a great piece on ‘Writing Through Stress: Tips to Keep Writing When Life Gets Tough’.

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About Wayne

Editor and Soundman for MGL Media (@mglmedia) and currently completing debut novel 'Safe Hands'. Love Writing and hosting The Joined Up Writing Podcast. Follow @MrKelly2u or @jupodcast on Twitter and say hello.
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3 Responses to From Story Idea To Reader – Patsy Collins Interview – JU#48

  1. Patsy says:

    Reblogged this on Patsy Collins and commented:
    I’ve been interviewed!


  2. Patsy says:

    Thanks so much for having me on the show, Wayne.


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