Category Archives: creativity

Selling. The hardest part of being an author.

Being a writer and doing the writing part and all that that entails is, for me, the easy part. There are things you can do to improve the writing and a plethora of creative writing tips and guidelines out there that … Continue reading

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A writer’s inspiration

I have often written about what makes me write and where I get my inspiration from. It is quite simple really, I get my inspiration from everything, absolutely anything and everything. Even the annoying kids who are playing on their … Continue reading

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Those little extras that pay dividends – one day. Part 2.

So, now it is time to think about the other stuff that you will need to sell your book to a publisher or agent. Firstly and most importantly, GIVE THEM WHAT THEY HAVE ASKED FOR. Nothing more, nothing less. No … Continue reading

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Dealing with those unexpected issues – the very late fix!

AS some of you may know, I am in the process of getting my latest crime thriller The Truth ready as an ebook and paperback. All I have to do is get the cover done and it will be pressing … Continue reading

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The Truth, it is coming

I have been away from the blogosphere for a while spending my time trying to get to grips with formatting my book so that it will upload into Createspace and thereby become a real physical book for you all to … Continue reading

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Scenes from a coffee shop part 6

The sun has disappeared and the clouds gather above once again, ready to unleash their deluge. Occasional drops alert us to that impending challenge as my fellow coffee folk and I sit watching the world pass by one at a … Continue reading

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Scenes from a car showroom.

It is early. Well for me this is early. It is just before eight in the morning and I take my place at the small round tables at the end of the showroom having parted with the car key at … Continue reading

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