May
14
2015
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Announcing The Rejection Project

Written by Johnny Worthen

Misery loves company. The Blog Mansion begins a months long expedition into the dark underbelly of authorship: REJECTION.

May
1
2015
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Letting go of BRAND

Written by Johnny Worthen

Worries before a book launch, audience, genre and letting it go.

Apr
14
2015
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Lessons learnt from Version 1.0 of a rough draft

Written by Carrie-Anne

Some lessons to be learnt from Version 1.0 of an old rough draft, applicable far beyond just that particular project.

Apr
2
2015
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THE BRAND DEMAND - Different Demons

Written by Johnny Worthen

Author Johnny Worthen best known for supernatural novels, discusses his controversial new book, THE BRAND DEMAND, a political mystery.

Apr
2
2015
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Lessons learnt from shelving an old series

Written by Carrie-Anne

Some lessons to be learnt from why I shelved an immature series, applicable far beyond just that particular series.

Feb
23
2015
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Creating Symbolism in a Few LInes

Written by Johnny Worthen

Johnny talks about his contribution to SECRETS & DOORS short story anthology and his use of symbolism.

Feb
23
2015
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10 Helpful Writing Blogs For Every Type of Writer

Written by Rebekah Grow

Spending too much time Googling questions about writing or publishing? Look no further. This list will tell you everything you need to know.

Feb
23
2015
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Lessons learnt from an attempted dual timeline story

Written by Carrie-Anne

Some lessons to be learnt from a first draft with dual timeline stories, applicable far beyond just this particular manuscript.

Feb
23
2015
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Magick + Love = Poetry

Written by Johnny Worthen

An interview with Maggie Moon about her new book, SELF-TORTURE FOR DUMMIES.

Feb
23
2015
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How to salvage an old idea or manuscript

Written by Carrie-Anne

Some suggestions on how to salvage an old story idea or manuscript written at a much earlier stage of your writing development.

Feb
23
2015
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Lessons learnt from an old unfinished play

Written by Carrie-Anne

Some lessons to be gleaned from an old unfinished project, which can be applied to anyone's writing.

Jan
7
2015
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Writing a hemophiliac character

Written by Carrie-Anne

Advice and suggestions for creating a character with hemophilia, a disease many people know of, but don't really know about.