I’ve been trying to get Ben to do a guest post for a while but being a prolific writer, father of a baby and another one on it’s way and working full time he’s quite hard to pin down. I finally manged it. He is a member of the writing group I go to, a […]Read more "Guest Post – Ben Blake"
March has been an awful month for me. Mainly because of my job, all my course work was due. This meant no time for writing. I pretty much worked seven days a week which left no time for my blog or my book. To make it worse I got a virus and took three days […]Read more "WELL THAT WASN’T TOO BAD"
I love my blog, I look forward to checking it each morning. I like writing different articles for it. It’s a great feeling when you get a spark of inspiration for a post. It also makes me very happy when someone takes the time to write a comment, and they are nearly always nice friendly […]Read more "Blogging to much"
All good authors research their stories, so I’m told. It’s been a bit hard to research some of mine as it involves a lot of magic. I was alright on the sailing parts as I’ve done a bit myself. There is one story line involving drugs, I didn’t research that personally but relied on my […]Read more "Author research"
I’m sharing this with you without the need for you to pay me money, give me your e-mail address or take a four-part course. 1. Write a few hundred words happily tapping away knowing that Dickens will be worrying his crown is under threat. 2. Do a quick edit the following day, a little bit […]Read more "The way to Write a perfect book"
I’m back in the blogging world. I had intended to take a week off in the new year, but then one week became two and before I knew it I hadn’t posted for almost two months. The original plan had been to take a short break but the longer I left it the more I […]Read more "A little kindness can go a long way."
I have a friend who was an author, he traditionally published two books, pre- kindle then gave up, which is a great shame because they were great books. A while ago he was castigating me about my choice of names for my books. I do find thinking of names for my book hard. I started […]Read more "Problems with names again"