My plan is not going smoothly.

I’ve discovered that most of my half-finished novels are not as ready as I thought they were. Once again my plans have gone awry.  I’ve had to stop and take stock of my next project. The idea was simple, finish … Continued

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Creating a Steampunk world.

There’s a challenge in making a new world. It has to be believable and relatable, whether it’s now or in the future. Or even if it takes place in an alternative now, which is what my Steampunk world of Norlandia … Continued

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I’ve already discovered the flaw in my plan.

I’ve realised that I have been approaching this year’s challenge in the wrong way. I told the world that I had 11 novels that I wanted to finish this year and I said that I would try to work on … Continued

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New Year, New Start

It’s a new year, with all the hope that brings. I hope that you had a good Christmas, however you celebrated it. And that 2022 brings us all a better year. I’m not mentioning the elephant in the room, just … Continued

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It’s that time again. Endings and Beginnings.

With the end of the year approaching, it’s time to take stock and decide on a rough plan of action for 2022. First, let’s take a look back on what I achieved in 2021. I published two books, Andorra Pett … Continued

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This was not what I planned

Once I had finished NaNoWriMo this year, I planned to get on with one of the half-finished novels that I had lurking, in my mind and on my hard drive. The voices in my head have other ideas. I wanted … Continued

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Finished for another year

NaNoWriMo is over for another year. If you were attempting it, I hope you achieved your goals. In the end, I wrote just under 80,000 words of We are Saul. I think that I was helped by the fact that … Continued

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The ghosts of NaNoWriMo past. 2019

Welcome to the latest of this year’s retrospective NaNoWriMo posts. Today, I’m telling you all about 2019 The novel that came from that challenge was The Hitman and the Thief. The idea came from my workshop, a course that I … Continued

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