WordPress Tags gone haywire!

Just a quick shout out about WordPress Global Tags and how they’ve gone a bit strange all of a sudden. When you write a post you can choose to add tags that are filed with that post, these are known as Global Tags. When someone clicks these on your post they are taken to a…

Writing Tips Wednesday – Hook & Hold

Every Wednesday I’ll be sharing some hints and tips about how to improve your writing. These are basic things I have learned over the years, from writers websites, published authors and constructive feedback from friends, family and online pals. There is an argument that fiction writing cannot be taught because it comes from talent alone,…

Writing Tips Wednesday – Writer’s Block? Seriously?

Every Wednesday I’ll be sharing some hints and tips about how to improve your writing. These are basic things I have learned over the years, from writers websites, published authors and constructive feedback from friends, family and online pals. There is an argument that fiction writing cannot be taught because it comes from talent alone,…

Writing Tips Wednesday – Good Old Advice

Every Wednesday I’ll be sharing some hints and tips about how to improve your writing. These are basic things I have learned over the years, from writers websites, published authors and constructive feedback from friends, family and online pals. There is an argument that fiction writing cannot be taught because it comes from talent alone,…

Noobcake name change – don’t panic!

Dave Farmer – Writer, Blogger, Noobcake! I’ve taken the plunge and changed my blog from Noobcake to Dave Farmer, my real name! Actually it’s David but I’ve never felt all that comfortable with the way it rolled off my tongue, and besides I wanted a new domain name and davidfarmer.co.uk was taken. The title and…

I’ve been Tagged! – Blogger Tag & my 7 Links

Piglet in Portugal has tagged me! Waaaah, now I’m IT and I must pass it on quick!! Cheers PiP! I have no clue who made this game up, like PiP I’m all back of the bus on this one, but hey, it gives me chance to take a leisurely stroll through the twisting lanes of…

Words of Worth

Recently I’ve been thinking how I can make a few extra shillings from writing, other than penning a best seller and living in the lap of mediocrity. I figured I could write for online publications, magazines or review websites. I know my way around the English language fairly well, enough to crunch out short stories…