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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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Gearing up for 2015

Greetings all fellow folks in internet land. My brain has just started to settle since finishing the first draft of my latest novel (details to be announced the very SECOND I’m allowed to) and I’m using this time spent away … 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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DIY Writing – Writing Your Own WAy

I am still gearing up for an announcement which I hoping to be able to make next week which could change the course of The Path for good. I am aware I am in danger of building this up, but … Continue reading

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All The Small Things

There’s a lot you have to get your head round as an aspiring writer: rules for structure, characterisation, style, voice, language, how to keep up motivation, how to get things done and on how not to get things done. I could go … 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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For the love of everything Holy, write it the hell down!

One of my aims for this year is to be able to write a post entitled ‘How I Write a Novel’. However, since I should probably complete more than one before I claim to have enough experience to do this, I … 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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