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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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The stuttering start, time to persevere

All writers will tell you that however well they can write when they are in the groove and are flying along without the aid of a safety net, writing a book can be hard work. There are all the little things … Continue reading

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Number plates and bill boards, more great resources for writers!

With a tip of the hat to Flanders and Swann from all of those years ago, one of the many obscure, strange and perhaps down right borderline insane sources of inspiration for names and places that I use are car … Continue reading

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Those little extras that pay off dividends – one day. Part 3

Talking of lists and things that aid you in preparing your book, as detailed in Part 1 and Part 2 of these guides, there are other things that are essential for the writer to do that will make his/her life … Continue reading

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