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When I’m Breathing

‘So…. How many novels have you actually written?’ A work colleague asks. ‘Three of the novellas for my series, they’re pretty short, about 45k words. The novels though, are about 130k words, and I’ve done a couple of them as … Continue reading

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The End of the Beginning

For those of you who have read my last two novellas, The Hidden Monastery and the Last Prophecy, there has been a bit of a build up towards the first book, the Well of Youth and what may potentially happen. … Continue reading

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I’ve written a book, what now?

So you got it, you filtered through all those inspiring ideas and mad illusions, you found the time to put pen to paper (lol, no way, I mean fingers to keyboard), and came up with a great story that you … Continue reading

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Of Things Come to Pass

2016 seems to have struck us all different ways; the celebrity deaths, the tragedy that is Aleppo, the bombs, the suicides, the deaths. So many people suffered, and I know I was not alone in this. Filled with personal pain … Continue reading

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Conforming to Genre

I hated this part of being an author, I really did. “What genre is your book?” “It’s a steam flavoured fantasy with a suspense/horror twist.” It was written all over their face. “What?” I had a great idea for a … Continue reading

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Stopping to Smell the Orchids

I know. Orchids don’t have a scent. But it was fun for a moment to imagine that if they did, what would they smell like; would they be softly fragrant? Delicate and prone to wafting too quickly away? Or,  like … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Writer’s Block on your Project

I decided that it’s been a while since I posted anything since there is all this background work happening at the moment and it’s taking up so much of my time! But it’s all very critical and exciting and can’t … Continue reading

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