Reloaded. In praise of the trusty Sidekick.

I’ve got quite a bit going on in my life at the moment, meaning that I’ve had little time to prepare new content for my Thursday offering. So I’ve raided the archives for a few of my more popular posts … Continued

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The ghosts of NaNoWriMo past. 2019

Welcome to the last of this year’s retrospective NaNoWriMo posts. Today, I’m telling you all about last year’s attempt. Let me tell you a little bit more about The Hitman and the Thief. The idea for the novel came from … Continued

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The ghosts of NaNoWriMo past. 2018

To continue my series of posts about NaNoWriMo, this week I’m telling you about my 2018 project. I had an idea for a Steampunk novel, in the style of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. It would be set in Norlandia, … 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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The last Saturday of NaNoWriMo 2019

Welcome to the last of this year’s NaNoWriMo posts. As there are five Saturdays in November this year, it gives me the chance to tell you all about this year’s attempt. And I can reveal that I’ve passed the magic … Continued

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The fourth Saturday of NaNoWriMo 2019

To continue my series of posts about NaNoWriMo, this week I’m telling you about last year’s efforts. I had an idea for a Steampunk novel, in the style of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. It would be set in the … Continued

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New Year, New Feature, The anatomy of a novel.

It’s a new year and a new feature for this blog. Today, in my first post in what I hope will be a new venture, I’d like to give you a behind the scenes look at the birth of a … Continued

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