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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Survive. Publication Day.

Survive is out today. As you might have noticed, I don’t indulge in lots of self-promotion but I thought that you might be interested to read a little of the background to the story. It all started with my novel … Continued

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Open Book Blog Hop. I’ve started…….

Welcome to another Bloghop, here’s this week’s prompt. Why would you, as an author/reader, abandon (stop reading) someone else’s book? A bit of a contentious one this week. Warning, there may be a small rant! Personally, I try to complete … Continued

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NaNoWriMo 2019. Part One, Preparation.

We’re taking a break from the Blog Hop this week. Instead, I’m talking about an upcoming fixture in many authors calenders. It’s nearly the end of August and my writing thoughts are turning to this annual event, where everyone who … Continued

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