Tag Archives: Beta readers

Why I’m Not Doing NaNoWriMo This Year

First up I want to say what a great idea NaNoWriMo is, it encourages people to write and we need more writers in the world than we do corrupt politicians and uncaring governments. But, I am not doing it this … Continue reading

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A writer’s income

The vast majority of writers that I know make their “living” doing other things. The writing is the passion but it doesn’t pay the bills. I know it doesn’t for me and yes, I know that I need to work … 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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My next venture!

I have been off blog for a while preparing and compiling my next non fiction work for writers. Having posted around 350 blogs in 15 months or so and over 200 on writing and writing tips it occurred to me to … Continue reading

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Honing the manuscript

When is enough? and when is too much? These are very difficult questions to answer as a writer. On the one hand the manuscript is your baby. You have invested hundreds or even thousands of hours getting it so far. Yet, … Continue reading

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My busy autumn and winter, so far

Some of you may have noticed that my usual many times a week postings have dried up a bit of late. There are good reasons for this. It has been because of my writing and it is time to fill … Continue reading

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Why it pays to use a copy editor

The great debate amongst writers. “When is my work ready?” A tough question for those of us who haven’t got a publisher or have any history of published written work (other than FB and blogs). It’s an old question. The … Continue reading

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