Tag Archives: the road elsewhere

Just in case you hadn’t noticed…

Just to clarify, as I still have the page labelled as my ‘current project’, The Road Elsewhere is currently on hold whilst I seize an opportunity that has raised with another project. I still have high hopes for TRE (who knows, … Continue reading

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Picture Perfect

They say a picture paints a thousand words. Ideally, as fiction writers we don’t literally want to be using a thousand words to set a backdrop in our narrative. However, a well-realised setting can go a long way to firing the reader’s imagination. … Continue reading

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Is there such a thing at Too Much Inspiration?

Oh for, Pete’s sake! I’ve only gone and come up with an idea for a sequel to Zero.  Zero is a sci-fi novel I thought of some time ago which I catalogued on here and then placed back on the … 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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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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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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The Open Door

One of the biggest challenges I have faced so far during the course of drafting The Road Elsewhere is the development of my protagonist’s character. We see the reality of the world and the progress of the story through his … Continue reading

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