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Revising and the Indie-Author

I haven’t published a post for some time and for that I apologise.  I’ve been concentrating on my fourth Inspector Kirby book, which was not always going to be the fourth in the series, but […]

One writer’s random learnings from 2019

As with every year there is much to learn, even if it’s I have a tendency to keep repeating my mistakes. Anyway, here’s a few of the random ramblings I’ve picked up from 2019: 1. […]

Stuck? Writers block? Not sure how to get out?

I’ve always maintained I don’t suffer from “writer’s block”, there’s always something I can write.  However, finally, I’ve come close.  I got stuck.  It’s the fourth Inspector Kirby book and I’d written about 30,000 words.  […]

Guest post – Spaulding Taylor and her latest book, Last Star Standing

Author, cellist and ghost writer is how Spaulder Taylor (Alice McVeigh) describes herself.  After a break from writing she’s back with her latest book Last Star Standing.  Here she is to tell you a little […]

Characters – where do they come from?

For me getting to know your characters and seeing them develop into fully rounded, if at times eccentric, individuals is one of the great pleasures of writing.  They become friends (is that strange?).  This is […]