Tag Archives: fantasy

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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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 variability of writing patterns

I have always, up until now, been a long haul writer. I am able to sit and write for long periods at a time and produce great daily word counts, frequently over 5,000 and often over 10,000 words a day. … 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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Museums and art galleries, more great resources for writers

Writers are constantly on the look out for the next idea for a book or scene/character in a book they are writing. I have written many posts in this blog and my sister writing blog, http://www.thrillingwriting.wordpress.com about where writers can get their inspiration … Continue reading

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The pitfalls of common and weak words

Following on from my last 2 posts about editing of a manuscript, I am covering a topic that I have found that I am the chief culprit and offender in. It is common words at the start of sentences and … Continue reading

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