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."
What I need is few ideas to complete my first book, some ideas for the second and third would be helpful too. What I don’t need is ideas for new books. In the past few weeks I’ve had ideas for another two books not contacted to my original series, thanks brain! Now you might think […]Read more "My brain hurts"
For those of you who don’t know flash fiction is a term to describe a short piece of writing with a set word count. I know writing this somebody is going to contradict me, but that’s what I think it means. In my writing group last month, we were each asked to write a piece […]Read more "Flash fiction, my first and probably only attempt."
Fortunately, I haven’t got writers block but I’ve hit a bit of a problem with my book. I have had a couple of friends who are also writers read it. They gave me some very useful, if conflicting advice. My book is finished, sort of. It starts fairly well, it has twists that I hope […]Read more "Not sure which way I should go"
Sorry this is nothing to do with love, forbidden or otherwise I just liked the title. This is a story about a story. Over Easter my beloved computer died so I was stuck using my wife’s laptop for a few days. To stop going insane I wrote a short story. I’ve done a few before […]Read more "A love that dare not speaks its name"
Even thou I have been married seven years I have just discovered something strange about my wife. I have always taken if for granted that she felt the same way about cups as I do. The other day the bottom fell out of my world when I found she didn’t. Not only does she not […]Read more "A cup for all seasons"