This game is easy to play and costs nothing – well you need an internet connection. Go to the BBC news site and pick a story that has comments on it. The only story you are not allowed to pick is one that is about Brexit, any other story is fine. Now read through the […]Read more "I have invented a new game"
I know there is this whole debate about planners and pantsers. I started of somewhere in the middle with a rough chapter guide some notes on characters and few bits and pieces around world building. This approach has got me into a bit of trouble. For example, I was explaining where different room are in […]Read more "Advice from an unpublished author – Do some planning."
That is the tag line of my blog. So how hard was it? Well I have to say the first draft wasn’t that hard. It took me a couple of years I gave up on it at one point then went back. I was able to knock out a 90k first draft relatively painlessly although […]Read more "How hard can it be to write a book?"
A list of books I’ve read so far this year and what I thought of them.Read more "Books that I’ve read"
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I receive the Scripture Union prayer diary. One of the days it asked us to pray for Guadians of Ancora and it being translated into Albanian. The prayer request asked us to, ‘Please pray that many children meet Jesus in their own language’. This, of course is a good thing, more…
This is one of my pet peeves as a reader, when an author doesn’t trust the readers intelligence and must make sure you don’t miss any important plot points. I remember it very clearly in one of Dan Browns books. I can’t remember which one as he is not an author I like to go […]Read more "More useless advice from an unpublished author – plot sign posting"
As the title says I just had one of those great writing moments when I briefly felt like a real writer and might actually know what I’m doing. To be perfectly truthful if you are reading this then it was over a month ago as I schedule posts well in advance but don’t let truth […]Read more "Just had on of those great writing moments"