February The Fifth: The First Hilarious Glothic Tale (The Glothic Tales Book 1) By Derek Haines This is a sci-fi story of February a member of the royal family but not the heir, being the third boy not even the spare. He is left to get on with his somewhat vacuous but happy life. This […]Read more "February the Fifth – A cappuccino of a novel"
I’ve done it I have finished my book. Well not quite, I’ve finished the first draft. 90554 words of it. The last chapter proved to be a bit of a pig and I’m not that happy with it at the moment but it will have to do. I was trying to remember when I started, […]Read more "I’ve finished!"
I wrote a while go about finding old albums I had forgot I loved. This time I have found and old album I didn’t know existed. I love listening to old radio shows on the I-player while I’m cooking. One of my favorites is Round the Horn, in this show Kenneth Williams plays a folk […]Read more "Kenneth Williams and other forgotten gems"
Now before I launch into my tirade, please don’t be offended I’m not taking a pop at anyone who has done this. People who have are perfectly entitled too and no one forces any one to contribute this is just my personal opinion on it. Publishing a book is a commercial exercise most do it […]Read more "Crowdfunding a book"
I wrote a while ago how I had edited a book and was thinking of going freelance. The book was Soul Siphon by James Harrington, if you haven’t brought it yet quickly order yourself a copy then read the rest of this nonsense. I did enjoy editing the book and it definitely helps you view […]Read more "Why I no longer want to be an editor."
At the time of writing this my book is just shy of 87K words, some of them are even good. For a long time, I thought I would never finish my book. I did stop writing it for about five months when I hit 30k. Now I can feel it coming to the end. I […]Read more "All most there"
Anyone who has looked at my picture will see I’m a bit overweight, ok I’m fat! I have been trying to cut down on my food intake but I’ve also started swimming twice a week to burn off those fat cells. Swimming is one of the few exercises I enjoy, I can do it with […]Read more "Swimming and writing"
I have inadvertently created a secret identity. To explain I must go back to the first time I met the organizer of the writing group I recently joined. She wasn’t there in the first meeting I went to but made a point of introducing herself in the second. She is a delightfully lady but has […]Read more "My secret identity"