Blog Hopping, a different kind of block.

Welcome to another BlogHop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. We’ve talked about writer’s block. Have you ever gotten reader’s block? To be a writer, you have to love reading and read a lot. Not just before you write, but … Continued

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Blog Hopping; Give them what they want.

It’s time for another BlogHop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Do you try more to be original or to deliver to readers what they want? Hopefully, what readers want is originality; or at least a different way of looking … Continued

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Blog Hopping, How do YOU do it?

Here’s this week’s prompt, in association with #OpenBook What is your preferred method of writing? (By hand, on a computer, dictate it?) It’s a keyboard for me, every time. Over the years, I’ve tried writing in a notebook but my … Continued

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Blog Hopping, I See Stars!

Welcome to another #OpenBook blog hop. Here’s this week’s prompt. Do you read your book reviews? How do you deal with bad or good ones? Reviews are important, getting them is never easy. All my books have a note in … Continued

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NaNoWriMo 2019. Part Two. My project is…..

The decision has been made, It’s that time of the year again; when everyone who is participating in the NaNoWriMo challenge starts to announce their projects. You might recall that a few weeks ago, I was agonising over which one … Continued

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Blog Hopping, The Dreaded Writers Block

Here’s this week’s prompt, from #OpenBook. How do you move past writer’s block? That’s another good question, writer’s block is something that affects all authors at one time or another. I guess that I’m fortunate; I’ve never suffered from it. … Continued

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Blog Hopping. If only they knew!

Welcome to another BlogHop. with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt What do you owe the real people upon whom you base your characters? Three things; thanks, an explanation and an apology. Maybe not in that order. Although I set my … Continued

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Blog Hopping. On the Cutting Room Floor.

Welcome to another BlogHop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. What did you edit out of your most recent book? (or another book…let’s see those outtakes!) That’s a difficult question to answer. The way I write kind of makes it … Continued

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It’s all in the edit. Andorra Pett Returns!

I’m not on the #OpenBook blog hop this week, for various reasons. Instead, I’m talking about what comes after the writing is finished. Just when you might think the hard bit is done, along comes the edit. Every writer needs … Continued

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Ego and Me, Blog Hopping.

It’s time for another Blog Hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Does a big ego help or hurt writers? According to my dictionary, your ego is your conscious mind, the part of your identity that you consider your “self.” If you … Continued

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