Yes, I know every one writes about this but his time it’s going to be good I promise! The writing group I recently joined put on a self-publishing seminar. It had two self-published authors in the morning then a panel with three members of the group in the afternoon. The morning speakers both had interesting […]Read more "Yet another post about self-publishing"
I’ve been thinking about this a lot recently. I read a lot, I always have, but now I have started writing reviews it has made me think about each book in an analytical way. A lot of books I have read are ok but miss out on one of the major factors they must all […]Read more "What makes a really great book?"
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This is the beginning of a four part series that will list some writing tips. Many of these are likely familiar to you. Some of them may be new. For each tip, I’ll try to give some context on how I’ve either used or observed the tip being used.…
I ‘m rapidly going off facebook! I don’t mind people posting things I disagree with. I don’t mind the ones who post every detail of their life (my sister), after all it’s good to know she had had to pop out to Tesco’s again as they have run out of milk. I don’t mind it […]Read more "Facebook bullying"
I have just finished my first job as an editor, a few days ahead of schedule I might add! I have been working on the now released Soul Siphon by James Harrington, a book I can recommend, but then I would say that. I thought it might be interesting to share what the editing process […]Read more "My first go at editing another authors book"
This book is the story of New York during the Victoria era. It tells the tale of a father and son. The father Nathaniel, is a watchmage and it tasked with keeping all the human wizards and magical creatures in line. The son, Jonas is non magical and a policeman (I resisted calling him a […]Read more "The Watchmage of Old New York, by C.A. Sanders, A review"
I can build computers (well sort of). The first one I built was before I was married and I did have to get help at the end to trouble shoot it to make it work. I have built several since then. After I got married my eldest step-son wanted a better computer so he saved […]Read more "When did he become better than me?"
In this results driven world we are supposed to have them. In work I have, I think it’s now called performance management, but it changes its name quite regularly. I did write a bit about work goals but decided sometimes it’s best to stay quiet! We are supposed to have personal ones as well, I’m […]Read more "Setting Myself Goals"
I’ve been having a hard month, well hard is probably a bit over dramatic but it has been problem after problem. We had the central healing packing in and leak all over the neighbour’s kitchen, ending up costing me the best part of £2k to get it working and repair the damage. A few trips […]Read more "Leaky boilers and computers"