Author Andrew Knighton

Andrew is a Yorkshire based ghostwriter, responsible for writing many books in other people's names. He's had over fifty stories published in his own name in places such as Daily Science Fiction and Wily Writers. His steampunk adventure series, The Epiphany Club, is out now in all e-book formats, and the first volume, Guns and Guano, is available for free from Amazon or Smashwords. You can find free stories and links to more of his books at and follow him on Twitter where he’s @gibbondemon.

Andrew Knighton's Contributions:

How to Bring a Character to Life

  •   Feb 17, 2016   •  

Characters are the core of any good story. If we care about a person, then we want to know what h...     more »

First Person Point of View

  •   Feb 22, 2016   •  

First person point of view is one of the most natural voices to write in, but that doesn’t make i...     more »

Third Person Limited Point of View

  •   Feb 24, 2016   •  

Third person point of view has various subtle shades within fiction. There’s disagreement on the...     more »

Third Person Omniscient Point of View

  •   Feb 26, 2016   •  

Third person omniscient (all-knowing) point of view allows a writer to present a lot of informati...     more »

Building a Fantasy World 101

  •   Mar 15, 2016   •  

The process of creating an imaginary world is vital to fantasy. J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord o...     more »

Reeling In the Reader: How to Maintain Suspense

  •   Apr 10, 2016   •  

Suspense is vital to the success of most stories. It maintains interest and keeps readers turning...     more »

Guidelines for a Great Scene

  •   May 2, 2016   •  

A scene is one of the smallest units of story, and yet it can be one of the most difficult things...     more »

How Crucibles Can Save Your Story from Falling Apart

  •   May 31, 2016   •  

Every writer faces this contradiction, sooner or later: you need escalating conflict to drive the...     more »