What’s the one piece of advice you’d give someone wanting to write?

Hello, and Merry Christmas! Please forgive me for not posting in a while, but I've only just climbed my way out of a mountain of crumpled wrapping paper and cheese. You know how it is. Anyway, now that we're in that bit between Christmas and New Year, I'm observing the green shoots of goals and …

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Over the hump: NaNoWriMo week 3

So Sunday has rolled around again, and I've managed to wake up with a cold (how does that happen?). Never mind, I'm over the NaNoWriMo hump! If NaNoWriMo were a 5-day working week, I'd be in the early hours of Thursday. Ish. It's been a funny writing week. I've carried on with the pomodoro technique …

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A House of Mirrors at Kindle Scout

My Kindle Scout campaign has 2 days left to run! As ever with these things, it seems both a nanosecond and a lifetime ago that I blogged about it here. If what's below is a case of TL:DR, you can visit my book, read the beginning, and nominate it here. What is Kindle Scout? Kindle …

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Never mind Halloween, it’s NaNoWriMo Eve!

What ghastly thing is this, shambling up the path? AAAARGH!!! It's NaNoWriMo!!! Nah, I expect I'll quite enjoy it really. Once I get started. I've just been reading my blog posts about last year's NaNoWriMo, which was my first go (if you want to do the same, just click on the NaNoWriMo tag at the …

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Firewords, Thursday and Mirrors, oh my!

It's like buses, you wait for ages and then three come along at once! Firewords Quarterly I'm full of a cold and battling with the paperback edition of A Jar Of Thursday, but I've been cheered today by the arrival of some very fine book post courtesy of Firewords. This is issue 7, Dark/Light, and yes, it …

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I’m in Kindle Scout!

Well, not me as such...but my book is! What's the book about? It's a mystery novel called A House Of Mirrors, and it's a Sherlock Holmes story told by none other than Mrs Hudson - but she isn't the Mrs Hudson you know... This is what it looks like: Here's a short blurb: When her …

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