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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Anyone for space tennis?

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Don’t forget to click the purple button to see what everyone else has to say. Are any of your characters fans of a particular sports team? Once again, … 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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To be read, the long and winding list

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Don’t forget to click the purple button to see what everyone else has to say. What’s on your “TBR” (to be read) list? Back in the days when … 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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To show; or perhaps to tell?

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Don’t forget to click the purple button to see what everyone else has to say. Does ‘show don’t tell’ ever run up against your personal prohibitions? I think … Continued

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When two (or more) genres collide.

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. When you’ve read this post, please click the purple button to see what everyone else has to say. Have you experienced or witnessed genre shaming, where readers/authors degrade … 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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