Category Archives: Fendrels’ Tale

Submissions, why it is important to do your research.

All writers get to the stage where they think their work is “ready” for publication. For those of us who would love to get a publisher (or agent) to take us on, there are a few things that are essential … Continue reading

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The joys of free writing

Athletes of all kinds often say that when they are doing things automatically with freedom, skill, and success that they “are in the zone.”  Those of you who can remember back to Headingly 1981 saw two of the finest examples … Continue reading

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Quiz show stupid answers, why you should be very alarmed.

The increase of young people showing their ignorance of the world around them and their complete lack of general knowledge should worry you. It should worry you a great deal. Why? Today’s young people are the tomorrow’s leaders of industry, … Continue reading

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Managing serial fiction – the nuts and bolts

I am now writing my fifth book of a young adult series concerning the eponymous hero Jack Janson. At the beginning in book 1, Jack is a few days short of his twelfth birthday and now, in book 5 he … Continue reading

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Fendrel needs you! Beta readers.

Fendrel’s Tale volumes 1 and 2 are now ready for their final round of beta reading before they go off to the copy editor. Please drop me a reply with your contact details if you want to be a beta … Continue reading

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The “final” edit

There comes a time when you have read through your precious manuscript so many times and dealt with all of those little things that all you are doing is tinkering and not making changes that are productive. I am at … Continue reading

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My fantasy writing

I have many books on the go at the moment and have finally come to two major decisions about my writing. I have previously self published a novel in 2004 that was a hard hitting thriller. I am also preparing … Continue reading

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