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Musings on Genre Writing

July 16th, 2013 No comments

Something I rarely consider when it comes to writing is the current trends and whether there is a market for my work. When it comes to selling something, I’m not at all experienced, so I thought I’d use this week’s post to muse on the subject. Read more…

Speed Anxiety

April 9th, 2011 11 comments

I am not a fast writer. It can takes me weeks, if not months to finish even a 10,000 word story. My plan of writing on the train and Saturday mornings has certainly got me writing again, but it has not got me churning out the hits. I am anxious. I wonder if such slow progress is even worth it. Read more…

Serialised Fiction – Part Three

April 30th, 2010 No comments

So for this week’s entry, I’m going to tackle a subject that isn’t about writing.  Not the physical process of getting words down anyway.  This week I’m going to talk about that ever elusive contract. Read more…

Getting an Agent

October 31st, 2009 Comments off
The Ex Back God System

‘How did we ever get this far? I don’t know.’

The Godfather Many people have asked me how I came about to get this far with the writing. I love when people ask me that as if I’m polishing my Pulitzer Prize

for Literature already. The fact is, I know that this is going to be a long arduous journey. I know that I won’t be published with the next month or even six months. Hell, it could be a year before I see any results Read more…

Dave’s on his way

October 16th, 2009 No comments

Remember Dave Simpson, who did a couple of blog posts for the site a while back? Well he has some news, and a site of his own! Read more…

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Self Publishing: A Good Idea?

March 19th, 2009 Comments off

Writing comes with a Catch-22… no, not the book, though it is well recommended. As you may be aware there are lots of writers in this world (look in the library, lots of books, lots of writers wrote those books). Now, once you’ve written your book

or script or story or whatever, you think ‘right, I’ll just send this to (insert random publisher here)’. You think they will go ‘Perfect, get David on the phone we have a cheque for him.’ Read more…