E. J. Dawson

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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 think other people would want to read too. Congratulations, because that is freakin’ awesome. Doing that part is sometimes the hardest of all. Now you want to share it, but what do… Read More

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 and unspoken woe, my year was rife with more hardships than anyone but those closest to me knew. I couldn’t wait to see the end of this year that brought me so… Read More

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 story, and it turned into a great idea for a series but there were problems. When I brought up my book to publish it had to be listed into a specific genre…. Read More

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 the flower itself, bold and beautiful and different for every type? I also stopped to smell the daffodils at the emergence of Spring, on this side of the globe, after the end… Read More

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 be revealed just yet. I’ve recently received a lot of admiration from fellow writers for my ability to keep tackling my project even through writer’s block. It is difficult to sit and… Read More