If there is one thing the internet is not short of is advice. It used to all be free but now I get plagued with offers of writing coaches and other such help, all for very reasonable amounts. These people, according to their pitches, are experts in their field, rich and successful yet still prepared […]Read more "Advise from an unpublished author – the beginning"
I wasn’t planning on writing one of these posts but since half the blogging world is I thought I would give it a go. I’m a sucker for peer pressure. My goals for this year; Personal ones Stop eating crisps for breakfast (I’m doing that now, eating. not stopping) Don’t drink alcohol for two days […]Read more "My Goals for the Year"
After a longer absence than I originally planned I’ve returned to my blog. Work has been particularly busy for the past few month and I’ve also been kept editing editing a book. Not mine unfortunately someone else’s, more of that another time. My own book has been progressing a lot more slowly than I would […]Read more "Back in the blogging world"
I’ve had a really productive week. During week days before work I’ve manged about 200 words a day. This weekend I’ve written nearly thousand words. In addition to that I’ve edited two chapters of James Harrington’s latest book and written a blog post. If only every week was like this then I’ll be finished in […]Read more "I’m a writing machine"
I had said I was going to post this today. I had looked at it a few months ago and was happy with it. This is the one I read to my writing group, which got a fairly good reception although I have tweaked it based on the advise I revived. Reading it again today […]Read more "The First Chapter of True Wizard"
I’m always threatening to put my students in my book, in an unflattering way, when they annoy me. I was talking about my book (again) in class the other day and told one student I was stuck for a name so used his. I then told them I have used a lot of their names […]Read more "Well that’s one less book sale."
My long summer holiday is over (no need for you to comment Kevin!) and I have been neglecting my blog I thought I had better write an update. Sorry to anyone who has commented on other posts and I’ve not replied, it was very rude of me. One of the things I have managed to […]Read more "Summers gone but True Wizards is still going."