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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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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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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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Those little extras that pay off dividends – one day. Part 1

If, like me, you are a bit of “things need to be put in the right place” kind of chap, or chapess, then I have some handy tips for your note book and computer record keeping. Now, I know right now many … Continue reading

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Scenes from a hospital restaurant.

I arrive towards late lunch and find the place buzzing with people. At all other times have been here it has been empty, but most tables are full and over half look like students from some form of course. For … Continue reading

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The news – another great resource for writers

I do a daily flick around a number of news websites from the straight and factual to the more humorous and showbizzy. The reason? to see what has been going on in the world and if any story or part … Continue reading

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