Looking back at 2019

At the end of December, it’s almost obligatory to look back over the year and consider what you’ve achieved. There’s a risk involved with blowing your own trumpet – but as it’s my website; I feel entitled to. If I … Continued

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Blog Hopping Everything must Change.

How did publishing your first book change your process of writing? To give you a little bit of context, my first novel, Freefall, was published in 2013. Writing a novel was one of the things I always wanted to do. … Continued

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Blog Hopping, Critical resources

What are the most important resources for writers? (Magazines, books, websites, etc.) I must confess to being somewhat confused. Clearly there are some important writers resources missing from the prompt. How about that most vital of resources, coffee? Not forgetting … Continued

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Blog Hopping, Giving up, Giving In.

What one thing would you give up to become a better writer? What? I need to quit one of my vices? Which one? Coffee, going out for lunch with my wife, fish and chips, cream teas, watching my DVD collection … Continued

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Blog Hopping. To Market, to Market…

We’ve touched on this in the past, but it bears repeating. What’s the best way to market your books? This is an interesting subject. In the nearly seven years that I’ve been self-published, I’ve tried all sorts of ways to … Continued

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Blog Hopping. How long…, has this been going on?

With apologies to Paul Carrack. Welcome to another BlogHop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. How many hours a day do you write? How long on average does it take you to write a book? Before we begin, I had … Continued

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Blog Hopping. Who’s your friend?

Welcome to another BlogHop, with #OpenBook, here’s this week’s prompt. As a writer, what would you choose as your mascot/avatar/spirit animal? Another interesting prompt, at first I thought that I wouldn’t join in this week, as I couldn’t really visualise … Continued

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