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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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Brand New #FlashForFriday – ‘Life Cycle’

Happy Friday, everyone! I know it’s been a while, but here we have a shiny new piece of fiction for Friday! Check out my Flash Fiction page for past pieces of Flash Fiction fashioned for Friday fun (try and say that … Continue reading

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Spoiling for a Fight

After inadvertently almost giving away major plot twists from Star Trek: Into Darkness to two separate people on the same day (I know, I’m a bad person) I got to thinking about the subject of spoilers. Giving away spoilers for … Continue reading

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The Gift of Time

I took last week off work and spent most of it writing in the bar/cafe of a local theatre. I always find I engage better out of the house, away from distractions and, true to form, I felt I got … Continue reading

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Fellow Apprentices…We Are Not Alone!

I have just read a very interesting and encouraging blog post by Kristen Lamb which was re-blogged by a very good blogger who I follow called Mandy Eve Barnett. The post is here, and it’s called The Three Phases of … Continue reading

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The Analytical Eye

I have always loved writing. I enjoy talking about it and learning about almost as much as I love doing it. I think you only stand to gain if you never stop studying and discovering more about the art form … Continue reading

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Writing Night

Now that have Zero out of my system (for now) it’s back to my main project, The Road Elsewhere. I was pleased and somewhat proud of myself that I not only managed to come up with an idea for another … Continue reading

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‘Zero’ Continued

As I mentioned in a previous post, it is very hard to resist the pull of a new idea, even when hip-deep in something you’re already enjoying. This happened recently when the idea for Zero, a science fiction novel, occurred to me. … Continue reading

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Well, I’ve gone and got distracted…

I often discuss writing with my fellow fantasy writer Andrea and we have both agreed how impossible it can be to resist the pull of a new idea. It can be dangerous to get distracted, though, I know to my cost. I … Continue reading

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Reality is a lovely place, but I wouldn’t want to live there.

In one of my earlier posts, What’s Your Genre?, I contemplated what it might be that attracts people to certain genres. I couldn’t really come up with a certain conclusion other than it being a combination of life experience, luck and … Continue reading

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