The Agony and the Ecstasy, Blog Hopping.

Here’s this weeks prompt, from #OpenBook Does writing energize or exhaust you? A non-writer would probably think that writing was quite a benign activity. All you do is sit at a keyboard (or in front of a piece of paper) … Continued

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The Hardest Part of all. Blog Hopping.

Welcome to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. What was your hardest scene to write? Writing Sci-fi, about things that have never happened, usually in a place that doesn’t even exist can be hard work. Surprisingly, you … 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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GO BACK!… It’s a Trap. Blog Hopping

Welcome along to another #OpenBook blog hop, let’s take a look at this weeks prompt. What are common traps for aspiring writers? Where to begin? Let’s first consider the whole publishing industry, as seen by a new writer. Cast your … Continued

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The Lost Princess. Arriving soon.

The Balcom Dynasty, how it all began. Way back in autumn 2014, I was on sick leave from my job. It turned out that I had a bone spur in my shoulder, to spare you all the details, I had … Continued

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Blog hopping: What’s in a name?

Welcome to another #OpenBook blog hop, here’s the prompt for this weeks musings. How do you select the names of your characters? That’s a very good question. Names are important, they create a first impression and a hint as to … Continued

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The power of words; Blog Hopping

Welcome to another blog hop. Here’s this weeks prompt – What was an early experience where you learned that language had power? It’s funny, probably the greatest of illustrations of the power of words comes when we hear something that … Continued

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Blog hopping, let’s talk about sex.

Have I got your attention? Good, here’s this weeks prompt, from the Open Book blog hop. What’s the most difficult thing about writing characters from the opposite sex? To a certain extent, I think that the gender of your character … Continued

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Talking Finance, Blog Hopping.

I’m back on the blog hop again, here’s this weeks prompt. What was the best money you ever spent as a writer? An interesting prompt this week, and one which is not quite as simple to answer as you might … Continued

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Let me tell you a Secret, Blog Hopping.

I’m really getting into this blog-hoping lark now, I like the idea of getting a prompt on Wednesday and having to produce something for the next Monday. Even though I’m not normally a fan of deadlines and being told what … Continued

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