The last Saturday of NaNoWriMo 2019

Welcome to the last of this year’s NaNoWriMo posts. As there are five Saturdays in November this year, it gives me the chance to tell you all about this year’s attempt. And I can reveal that I’ve passed the magic … Continued

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Blog Hopping. To Market, to Market…

We’ve touched on this in the past, but it bears repeating. What’s the best way to market your books? This is an interesting subject. In the nearly seven years that I’ve been self-published, I’ve tried all sorts of ways to … Continued

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Blog Hopping. How long…, has this been going on?

With apologies to Paul Carrack. Welcome to another BlogHop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. How many hours a day do you write? How long on average does it take you to write a book? Before we begin, I had … Continued

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The Third Saturday of NaNoWriMo 2019

Welcome to the third of my retrospective NaNoWriMo posts, we’re now up to 2017. Once again, the novel that my project became is on sale at a special price. If you like the sound of it, just click the cover … Continued

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Blog Hopping. Who’s your friend?

Welcome to another BlogHop, with #OpenBook, here’s this week’s prompt. As a writer, what would you choose as your mascot/avatar/spirit animal? Another interesting prompt, at first I thought that I wouldn’t join in this week, as I couldn’t really visualise … Continued

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The second Saturday of NaNoWriMo 2019

Welcome back to my trip through the NaNo projects of the past. This time, I’m looking at 2016. I didn’t attempt NaNo in 2015, I was otherwise engaged in adjusting to life after work, as I mentioned last week. My … Continued

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Blog Hopping, a different kind of block.

Welcome to another BlogHop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. We’ve talked about writer’s block. Have you ever gotten reader’s block? To be a writer, you have to love reading and read a lot. Not just before you write, but … Continued

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Blog Hopping; Give them what they want.

It’s time for another BlogHop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Do you try more to be original or to deliver to readers what they want? Hopefully, what readers want is originality; or at least a different way of looking … Continued

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