Rachel McLean

– Thrillers That Make You Think

How I Write

How I Write

Some of you have been asking about my writing process. Here it is, warts and all.

My research trip to London – was it a wasted trip?

My research trip to London – was it a wasted trip?

Last week I spent most of the week in London. I had three objectives: To attend London Book Fair, meet some other authors and learn some new stuff about writing and publishing. To go to WordCamp London, meet up with some of my WordPress friends and learn about what’s hot in WordPress circles right now. […]

How Writing Fast, and Publicly, Helps Me Power Through Writer’s Block

How Writing Fast, and Publicly, Helps Me Power Through Writer’s Block

It’s now Wednesday, and I’m more than a third of the way into my #novelinaweek. This is often the point at which I falter when writing a novel. The story has been set up, the characters have been introduced, and the protagonist has to start reacting to events. She’s not being proactive yet – that […]