Breaking the Rules

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. What generic ‘rules’ did you abide by when you started writing that have gone out the window? Being self-taught, I never really had any rules to follow. Grammar … Continued

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What’s in a name?

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Do you write under a pseudonym? If so, why? If not, would you ever consider it? Everything I publish is written by someone called Richard Dee. That’s not … Continued

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You’re all my favourites!

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. What are your favourite kind of characters to create? To read? I love to create a fish out of water character. By that I mean ordinary people thrust … Continued

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A tale of the unexpected

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. What’s the most unusual experience you’ve ever had? Have you included it in one of your books? Having spent a considerable part of my life at sea, I … Continued

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To be a Pilgrim?

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Have you ever gone on a literary pilgrimage? If so, where and why? To be honest, the idea has never really appealed to me. Not that I don’t … Continued

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All by myself; or part of the crowd?

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Do you want each book to stand on its own, or are you trying to build a body of work with connections between each book? At first, I … Continued

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Historical Fiction vs The Truth

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. What are the ethics of writing about historical figures? I must admit, I had a bit of a block with this week’s topic. I’m not a writer of … Continued

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Five Pet hates

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. What are your top five writing mistakes? Either mistakes you make or mistakes that make you cringe when you see them in print? First, some of the ones … Continued

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History is Bunk, said Henry Ford (maybe).

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. How soon is too soon to include a real-life event in a fictional story? I certainly don’t want to be reminded about this year’s events for quite a … Continued

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A very special day

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. May 4th is the unofficial Star Wars Day. (May the Fourth be with you.) What other days should be recognized as holidays but aren’t? Well, this topic’s a … Continued

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