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See my interview on North Lanarkshire Live where we talk writing, Asperger’s Syndrome and lockdown.

Last week I had a great interview with Martin Greechan from North Lanarkshire Live and we talked about all sorts of interesting things, including my writing, Asperger’s Syndrome and lockdown. If would would like to watch the show again, please … Continue reading

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2019 in review

2019 will go down as the year I took decisive action and achieved proper tangible results. Action started in February when I went to BradCamp, an inspirational camp by Brad Burton. This was a true eye opener. I realised that … Continue reading

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A blether with Kim McLeod from Indi Authors World

Here I am talking to Kim McLeod from Indie Authors World as part of BookWeekScotland. It was great to talk to Kim about my writing, my latest book, Jack Janson and the Storm Caller and my Asperger’s Syndrome. Check out … Continue reading

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Do something different to keep your writing fresh.

Many writers when they are in the middle of a novel can lose track of where they are and are just punching out the words. When this happens, the writing can be a bit stale and lacking action. It’s tough, … Continue reading

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What a writer needs most – support.

Writing is a lonely occupation, writers are often shut away in rooms for hours at a time for days on end working on their latest manuscript with little or no contact with others for a considerable time. That doesn’t mean … Continue reading

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The Waiting Game

The last couple of months I have been busy on a number of things related to my writing and moving it forward. I have done an online course on how to pitch to an agent and found a great deal … Continue reading

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A great night at the New Writing Showcase

Last night I was part of a writers showcase at the Glasgow West End Festival and I was able to read two of my poems at the event to around forty people. I was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome three years … Continue reading

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Scenes from a coffee shop part 8

Feeling a bit stir crazy at home this morning I decided to go for a walk. It turned out to be quite eventful. The main street was mobbed with people, many more than is usual for a Saturday morning and … Continue reading

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The value of community for writers.

Writers know that writing is for the most part a solitary occupation. There we sit, in our den, office, shed or wherever doing the hard yards, knocking out the words. Line by line, paragraph by paragraph, page by page and … Continue reading

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Writing essentials – the master notes and ideas file.

If you are a writer like me who needs (and likes) to get things written down, then the master notes and ideas file is one of your most important writing assets. What is the master notes and ideas file? I … Continue reading

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