The "look" Challenge

So my dear friend Peter Dawes tagged me with this my first ever blog challenge. The challenge is to : Take your current manuscript and find the first instance of the word “look”. Then post the surrounding paragraphs as an excerpt of the book on your blog. Lastly, tag five more blogging authors who you think […]

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Just do it

What is that you are asking? Well maybe not, most of you I’m sure worked it out straight away and made a little scoffing noise in your throat. For those of you confused, that my dears is a round tuit. It’s a pretty cool looking one I must say. I’ve been meaning to a get […]

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Sit down and write

Okay so I might have stolen this from Neil Gaiman’s tumblr. But it was what I needed to see this morning when I was looking through my downloads folder. And what do you know, I followed the advice and I wrote 4007 words in one sitting. And that included getting distracted at times by the […]

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The rules of writing

So I’ve been reading this article http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/feb/20/ten-rules-for-writing-fiction-part-one, I’m not finished yet but since it has Neil Gaiman mentioned I’m reading it. Now there are a lot of rules that people will throw around; ones that I’ve noticed that most writers have broken themselves, except one that seems to be the best advice for a would […]

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You should be writing

So I found this on twitter or facebook one day and I posted it up on tumblr and it’s one of my most noted posts thus far. It seems to be a message that most of us can appreciate. And well I tend to get a bit distracted at times with things like tumblr and […]

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The hiding muse

I’m sure this is a common enough problem, I’m just not sure how to overcome it. See, this winter has been the worst for getting sick since I was maybe 16 and milking every illness to get out of classes. But this year I’ve picked up every bug that has come my way, perhaps it […]

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Let's get it started in here

Not my most unique blog title but fitting enough. I am pottering around and trying work this out. A place that shows the more professional author side of me as I work to get myself published and work to get Sam and I published. This will take some effort to get this place the way […]

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