Neil Mach

Author – Fantasy Realism

dealing with creative blockage

It not the diligent effort of writing that has become a burdensome, but a lack of brilliance in your conceptualization! Here are 7 tips to help you deal with creative blockage…

My New Pen

My word, when I unpacked it, I was blown away. It has the same balance, weight, radiance and irrefutable elegance of a classic Montblanc —

Five ways to over-deliver in your next novel

If you work on the facets of character, outline a mystery element, give your players positive & negative traits and treat them as valuable artists, you will create kinetic potential for your novel and your audience will identify with the story as it unfolds —

how to use previz in your novel

It was a dark and stormy night… A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… Dorothy lived in the midst of the great Kansas prairies… We are all used to launching a story where the “seeds of imagination” become planted in the mind of an audience and ground rules are introduced at the …

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Sooner or later you will get to the point where you have to write a purpose-filled death for one of your main characters… but how will you write the death without shtick and cliché?