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The joys of a new story

Like many writers I am always on the alert for something that can become a new story or book. I have several such ideas written up and waiting to get the go so that they can come to fruition. I … Continue reading

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Scenes from a coffee shop part 4

Beautiful blue sky and fluffy clouds greet those out today as the long dark of winter finally relinquishes its hold on the land. Spring has sprung, snowdrops are in full bloom and the daffodils are ready to accompany them on … Continue reading

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Why a copy editor is esential for your writing project.

I am currently on the island that is “book written, now edit.” It’s a lonely inhospitable place, but all writers go there at some stage in a book’s life. I have seven books like that, yes, seven. Three fantasy, three … Continue reading

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Writers – never give up, never surrender

Writers write because they have to. It may be a piece they have been working on for ages, or just something that bursts out of their head right there and then and they have to get it down on paper or … Continue reading

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A big thank you and more about my other blogs

I now have over 300 subscribed followers to my blogs and I would like to take the opportunity of thanking all of you who have stopped by to read my thoughts, ideas, the occasional rant and the odd piece of … Continue reading

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When is too much?

Writers ponder many things when they write, some of it related to what they are writing, a lot about completely different things that just randomly pop in and out of their heads, seemingly at will. It can be difficult staying … Continue reading

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The crucial middle third of a book, doing the hard yards

People who write books whether for a living, for pleasure or just because they feel like it are very exceptional people. There is an old saying that goes something like “everyone has a book in them”. But, not everyone tries to … Continue reading

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