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Lightning Update – Haven Launch, Crowdfunding, Swag, Pre-orders AND MORE

Greetings all and happy Friday to you all! I quick update from me today! I spent four days over the last weekend at Oldfield House B & B in Windermere in the Lake District for a writing holiday. It was … Continue reading

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Thunderstruck – Once More Into The Drafting Breach

It feels great to say that I have now been given a deadline (one of those wonderful, terrible, productivity-fuelling, dread-summoning, fire-under-the-pants things that we love and hate!) for my third novel (See my Orbit Series page for already released & upcoming … Continue reading

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From One Retreat to Another

Well, good evening all and greetings to my new followers. Great to have you on board! Long may we continue. I have now returned from my Grange-Over-Sands writing retreat, and what a great retreat it was. I highly recommend it … Continue reading

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Greetings, Catching up, Shiny News

Greetings folks of the WordPress realm! What do you mean, ‘Who’s that?’ It’s me! *waves* I know, I’m sorry. I have been AWOL. This is simply because ‘busy’ doesn’t begin to cover it. Being productive and proactive I have found … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again – Novel Drafting and a new #FlashForFriday

Last year I was presented with an opportunity (that I really hope I can give more details on soon): about half way through June I was asked if I could get a novel drafted by October. Knowing I’d be daft … Continue reading

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Chalk and Cheese (otherwise known as Writing and Editing)

If you haven’t read yesterday’s post (which includes a shiny new piece of flash fiction, should you wish for something to distract yourself this Saturday night) you will not know that at around 5:00pm yesterday I found my fingers stilling … Continue reading

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Some News and a new Flash For Friday

Gladstone’s has not failed on the productivity front. Not only have I had an amazing day with some glorious sunshine that enabled me to walk off my lunch time reward-pint and do some inspirational pondering, I came back and finished … Continue reading

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The Great Escape

As you may well know (as I have mentioned it several times…it’s true I’m rather expectant/excited) tomorrow will see me winging my way (well…public transporting my way) to Hawarden, Flintshire for my writers’ retreat and the inspirational Gladstone’s Library. I … Continue reading

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VBU – (Very Brief Update)

It has been two weeks since I started in on my first proper draft-with-a-deadline. I have been impeded by technical difficulties, running out of annual leave and a night out in London during which I did not go to bed … Continue reading

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2000

Tonight’s revelation: 2,000 words is not that much. I mean, it is. Sort of. On my average writing night I used to produce between 1000-1500 words a night. That was only once a week, after work and I still felt … Continue reading

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