All calm on the surface.

There always seems to be so much to do. You might think that a writer’s life is easy. You just sit around waiting for inspiration, type a few words here and there, then watch as the royalties roll in. Actually, … Continued

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Blowing my own Trumpet

Because, if you don’t, who will? I was always told, when I was growing up, never to be boastful or show off. My father used to tell me that if I did, nobody would like me. I’ve always taken his … Continued

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A free Short Story

I recently shared this short story in a Facebook group, it seemed like a good idea to give it a wider audience, so here it is for you. The Next Big Thing was originally published as one of my Sci-fi … Continued

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I’ve decided on my project for NaNoWriMo 2021

It’s that time of year again. Around this time of year, I decide which of my works-in-progress will become my NaNoWriMo challenge for the year. This year, as I already said, I had a shortlist of three possibles, I Remember … Continued

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It’s nearly that time again. NaNoWriMo 2021

Is it that time of year already? August is half-gone, which means that the year is rapidly disappearing behind us. November is less than three months away. Almost before I’ve realised it, it’s time to consider the next iteration of … Continued

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The Great Marketing Time-suck

When I first started putting the pictures in my head down in words, I never dreamed that I would end up spending more time on marketing than I would on writing. Over the next few posts, I’ll be passing on … Continued

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What do you see? Part Two

As I said before, I always find it interesting to see what people put in their reviews. So I was particularly pleased to get this incredibly detailed review/critique of my novel Survive. Once again, there are things that the reviewer … Continued

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What do you see?

I always find it interesting to see what people put in their reviews. It seems that they find things in what I’ve written that I hadn’t thought of, connections and meanings that never occurred to me when I was writing. … Continued

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