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Silence, Orbit Series Book 3, OUT NOW

Hello everyone! Apologies for not posting links/spamming/jumping around and yelling about the RELEASE OF MY THIRD BOOK sooner! Needless to say, it has a been a busy few weeks. Silence, the third and final book in my Orbit series is … 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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Projects, projects everywhere…and what a lot to write!

Just a quick update on all things busy! I am due a new #FlashForFriday this week, #FlashForFriday being my practice of producing a new piece of flash fiction (short story 1000 words or under) every fortnight on a Friday for … Continue reading

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Theme It

There’s a hell of a lot to be got out of considering theme when you’re writing fiction. I’d argue that it’s hard to write something and it not have some sort of identifiable theme. A lot of the time, themes form … 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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What’s Left Unsaid – Writing Horror and Another #FlashForFriday

One aspect of good writing, particularly horror writing, is that which is not said. Our imaginations can produce scenarios far more unnerving and thrilling than any words on a page can prescribe, so, when writing, especially horror, thrillers or ghost stories, don’t … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead – Here’s to 2014!

I have mentioned before how advantageous not resting on one’s laurels is – I find keeping up productivity not only keeps your motivation and inspiration aflame, but it also means you end up with writing, and lots of it: projects you can … Continue reading

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In the Spirit of the Season

I have always found it interesting to see the spaces writers work in. Often I find we prefer to nest in a study, or an office, or at least at a desk. Sometimes it is scattered in notes, references, books and … Continue reading

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Away With Thee, Laurels! I shall not sit upon’t!

I have mentioned a few times over the past few months how invigorating and inspiring I find it to keep my productivity up. Moving forward with current projects or planning the next one means I feel like I’m constantly in … Continue reading

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Seasonal Settings and Establishing Tone

If you’re ever stuck for ideas when writing, I find getting out into the world is a sure fire way to get the inspiration flowing. Writing feels flat when it’s not informed by reality, whether it be literary, science fiction, … Continue reading

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