Wordgasm, NaNoWriMo style!

Here’s the thing about writers, even when they’re not engaged in the blissful and intimate act of undressing their words on the screen, they’re still writing. They write when doing the dishes, driving a car or walking the dog. For the writer the physical act of writing is merely the culmination of their craft. The…

Achievement Pie

There’s a school of thought which states: “Nothing good comes easy.” Part of me thinks: “No shit Sherlock.” Another part, the one pacing back and forth scratching its head, asks: “Yeah but how do you know it’s good even after doing the hard part? And how hard should it be in order for it to…

The Next Big Thing

I’m honoured to be tagged in The Next Big Thing blog hop by PiP at Piglet In Portugal – and offer my thanks for considering me worthy of being tagged. As is the way with various types of blog tagging, the person tagged simply answers 10 questions about them and then suggest others to do…

Back Story – The Changeroo

  I have good news to share with you, dear blog reader, if you’ll indulge me! Since my last post – Back Story – When should it be Front Story?, I decided to move the large slab of back story to the start of my novel. I’d like to say it was due to an…

Back Story – When should it be Front Story?

Hey there dear blog reader, how ya doin? All fine and tickety-boo? Good to hear it. I know I haven’t been around much lately to bring you my usual brand of snarky comments and witticisms, but I have an excuse. I’ve been writing and editing my novel, The Range. The lure of Imaginationland is hard…

The Survivors – The Country Code

Jamie held his slingshot in his lap and stared out across the dark field. His sister was asleep in their tent, her gentle breathing comforted him. It had taken her over an hour to fall asleep and before that she was worried about leaving her brother alone to keep watch. If the bad men came…