Blog hopping. Getting all emotional.

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Do you think someone could be a writer if they don’t feel emotions strongly? There’s a lot to be said for being a tortured artist. Joking apart, if … Continued

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Blog hopping. Fame and Fortune.

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Would you like to be a bestseller or have a smaller, more manageable following? Personally, the idea of fame and fortune does not appeal to me. Fame brings … Continued

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The end, or is it? More thoughts on sequels

Almost as soon as I type The End on any project, whether it’s a short story or a full-length novel, the following happens, First – I decide that it’s not really finished and start working through the story again, changing … Continued

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Blog hopping. So, you call this a system?

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. How do you keep track of the books you read? I would love to say that I have a beautiful system, honed by years of practice and backed … Continued

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Refreshing my Amazon book pages. Part one, the description.

I have two ideas to refresh my books, in an effort to boost sales. I’m talking about the first one of them today. Some of my older titles are languishing and it’s time to bring them up to date. I … Continued

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Blog hopping. Some of my favourite resources on the web.

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. What are your favourite writing-related blogs? Despite having had a presence on the web since 2011, I still consider myself to be a relative newbie at this blogging … Continued

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Blog Hopping. Distraction and me, the things that stop me writing.

What are your top three distractions and how do you deal with them? I’m back on the blog hop, after a couple of weeks where I wandered off and did other things. Which sort of proves that I’m easily distracted. … Continued

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World-building, Creating a Steampunk world.

Following on from my last post, I mentioned that I really enjoyed creating my Steampunk world of Norlandia. When you look at Victorian times, there was an explosion of new technology, it was just as exciting a time to live … Continued

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World-building. Using what you have.

I thought it was time for me to blog a little bit more about my world-building methods. It’s a subject that I find as fascinating as writing the actual story. In fact, I’ve grown to love the act of creating … Continued

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Insecure Writers Support Group Blog Hop

This is a new departure for me, my first contribution to the Insecure Writers Support Group Blog Hop. I’ve looked at what others did last month and tried to do the same here. If you’re reading this, I guess it … Continued

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