Last week I posted an article, saying my dream is over. It was click bate I wanted to get people to think I had given up writing. If you read the article it refers to me being a tennis star. The article worked my traffic to my blog increased it was the best day this […]Read more "The dream isn’t really over"
Now there is a bit of irony here as I was thinking about this before I put my right hand out of action. I don’t know where I about read the idea, it’s not mine so I apologise for not crediting it. There is a great deal to be said for writing your first draft […]Read more "Advise from an unpublished Author – Writing by hand"
O.K. that was a bit of a lie. I’ve not completely finished. What I have done is finished the re-write/edit. When I started, it was a mere slip of a thing with 63K words now it has a mammoth 98K bulging (I hope) with sub plots, read herrings and hints of what’s to come. So, […]Read more "I’ve finally finished my book!"
I have another prompt for this week. I had a bad night on Saturday and had to take the strong tablets and had a very odd dream; “That door wasn’t there before!” The rules, well guidelines; It can be about anything you like You can treat it as a one sentence, 100 words or 500-word […]Read more "It’s Wednesday – It’s writing prompt time!"
I was inspired to write this article as a response to the excellent article written by Ben Blake. Now I have always liked Ben both as an author and a person but in this case, he is wrong. Sorry Ben. He states that fighting in sci-fi film is unrealistic, more akin to dog fights in […]Read more "Magic and Sci-fi – Ben Blake is Wrong!"
I have another drug (prescription only!) induced writing prompt. Last week two others join in. I was very touched I didn’t expect anyone too. After this weeks prompt I’ll link last weeks efforts including my own. I should also add because I’ve left writing this to the last minute and pain wise I’m not having […]Read more "Another Wednesday Writing prompt"
O.K it’s not surreal, I wouldn’t have a clue how to carry that off but was hoping it might inspire someone to a bit of alternative writing the prompt is; “The potato is the key” It comes from a conversation I had with my 18-year-old while going in and out of dosing after having a […]Read more "Wednesdays surreal writing prompt"