Welcome to Paula’s blog.

Paula writes Modern Historical Fiction and Survivors’ Poetry.

The primary focus of this blog is writing craft.

The posts also cover related subjects, such as inspiration and motivation, and tips for building your author platform.


About Paula

Follow Paula on: Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, Facebook (author page), Facebook (Vibrant Darkness – poems by Paula), Reddit, and Flickr.

Paula also has an 80s/90s Music page on Facebook, and an equivalent retro music page on Twitter.


Wondering where to start, with the Paula Writes blog? Here are links to some of the key posts:

How To Believe in Yourself and Your Dreams

Writing Modern Historical Fiction

POV in Fiction

Creating Believable Characters

Writing Believable Dialogue

Creating Believable Friendships in Your Fiction

Including Working Class and Underclass Characters in Your Fiction

Writing About Mental Health in Fiction: My Approach

Killing Off Characters

How To Write Poetry





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