Blog Hopping. Distraction and me, the things that stop me writing.

What are your top three distractions and how do you deal with them? I’m back on the blog hop, after a couple of weeks where I wandered off and did other things. Which sort of proves that I’m easily distracted. … Continued

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Insecure Writers Support Group Blog Hop

This is a new departure for me, my first contribution to the Insecure Writers Support Group Blog Hop. I’ve looked at what others did last month and tried to do the same here. If you’re reading this, I guess it … Continued

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Blog Hopping Everything must Change.

How did publishing your first book change your process of writing? To give you a little bit of context, my first novel, Freefall, was published in 2013. Writing a novel was one of the things I always wanted to do. … Continued

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Blog Hopping, Critical resources

What are the most important resources for writers? (Magazines, books, websites, etc.) I must confess to being somewhat confused. Clearly there are some important writers resources missing from the prompt. How about that most vital of resources, coffee? Not forgetting … Continued

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Blog Hopping, Please welcome Andorra Pett.

It’s been a while since we’ve done this. Interview one of your characters. Introduce them to a new audience or give existing readers new insight into their motivations. Way back in 2916 I wrote a short story, called Andorra Pett … Continued

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Blog Hopping, Giving up, Giving In.

What one thing would you give up to become a better writer? What? I need to quit one of my vices? Which one? Coffee, going out for lunch with my wife, fish and chips, cream teas, watching my DVD collection … 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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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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Blog Hopping, to Google or not?

Welcome to another BlogHop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Do you Google yourself? Before we begin, I’m afraid that this will only be a short post; I’m currently engaged in the annual novel writing challenge that is NaNoWriMo. More … Continued

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