Bending the rules, is that one genre, or several?

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Is ‘genre-bending’ and ‘genre hybrid’ a reality or a fallacy? Has plot changed since Shakespeare or the Bible? I think that stories, if they’re good enough, transcend genre. … Continued

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A new release from M.J.Mallon

This week, I’m spotlighting a new collection of verse. Lockdown Innit is a poetry collection of eighteen poems about life’s absurdities and frustrations during lockdown. Wherever you live in this world, this is for you. Expect humour, a dollop of … Continued

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What do you want?

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. What does it take to impress you when you are reading someone else’s book? I want all the things that I strive to produce in my own work. … Continued

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A new release from Lizzie Chantree

This week, I’m spotlighting a new story from the international bestselling author of If you love me, I’m yours, Ninja School Mum and Babe Driven. Take a look at The little ice cream shop by the sea Genie’s family is in crisis. Their seafront … Continued

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Call out my name

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Did you ever get picked last in gym or some other class? Have you used that in your writing? Because of the fact that I moved schools quite … Continued

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The book I never wrote

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Do you get story ideas that you know you’ll never write? Never say Never. I get ideas all the time, one or two a week. Quite a few … Continued

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It’s been a while, the Balcom story continues.

I wrote Ribbonworld, the first part of the Balcom series, way back in 2014. It was never meant to be more than a stand-alone story about corruption and corporate misdeeds, set on a hostile planet at some time in the … Continued

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The first draft and what happens next

The first Draft of my Fantasy novel, The Syk’m is complete. At 65,000 words, I don’t think that the novel is finished. I might have got all the plot and action in, there’s a satisfactory ending but there are still … Continued

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