The Safety of the Realm. A new Steampunk adventure.

This novel will be the sequel to my 2019 publication, The Sensaurum and the Lexis. Once again, Jackson and Jessamine, in their roles as two of The Orphan Detectives, must thwart another plot to destroy civilisation as we know it. … Continued

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Apparently, there’s supposed to be a plan.

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Do you set business goals as a writer? What are they for the 4th quarter, and have you started planning 2021? Am I supposed to do that?  Is … Continued

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Coming Soon. A Big Decision.

It’s time to start planning my NaNoWriMo project for 2020. For those of you who don’t know what that means, here is the official explanation. This will be the sixth year that I’ve attempted the challenge, I’ve managed to complete … Continued

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They’re just figments, but they’re mine. And I love the places they take me.

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Tell us what you love the most about your work in progress. Which one? I currently have eight half-finished stories, seven of them are sequels and one is … Continued

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The Hitman and the Thief, Blog Tour report.

As some of you may know, my new release has been on a blog tour. The Tour was organised for me by Rachel Gilby, we’ve worked together in the past and I’ve always been very pleased with the publicity she’s … Continued

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Fortune or Glory. What keeps you going?

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Even if you knew you would never sell another book, would you keep writing? The short answer is yes, I would. For one very simple reason. The concept … Continued

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What of the Heroes Journey?

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Does anyone write stream of consciousness or capers anymore, or has the Hollywood hero’s journey ruined that? Once again, I had to look stream of consciousness up, it’s … Continued

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The draft, getting it right the first time.

Welcome back to another blog hop, with #OpenBook. Here’s this week’s prompt. Do you hurry through a first draft, or are you conscious of flaws as they go down? Has that changed over time? Before I answer that, I need … Continued

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