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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World-building. Using what you have.

I thought it was time for me to blog a little bit more about my world-building methods. It’s a subject that I find as fascinating as writing the actual story. In fact, I’ve grown to love the act of creating … 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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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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The fourth Saturday of NaNoWriMo 2019

To continue my series of posts about NaNoWriMo, this week I’m telling you about last year’s efforts. I had an idea for a Steampunk novel, in the style of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. It would be set in the … 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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Research, blog hopping.

Welcome to another blog hop, from #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. What kind of research do you do, and how long do you spend researching before beginning a book? This is a really strange prompt for me; when you consider … Continued

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Let’s talk about the weather, Blog Hopping

Here’s this week’s prompt. Despite the recent snow in the Rocky Mountains, it’s summer in the Northern Hemisphere. Do your stories and worlds reference seasons and do they play into the plots of your books? Another week, another prompt to … Continued

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My favourite Character, Blog Hopping

Welcome to my Monday post; this week, the topic for the blog hop aligns with a subject close to my heart. Which is a win for me, I can use the same notes for both and save myself from writing … Continued

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