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This self promotion business isn't as easy as it sounds!

So I’ve got my book on Amazon. Now what do I do? As idiotic as that may sound, that’s exactly how I felt when I eventually published my book online. 844 more words

Historical Fiction

Don't tense up!

So, my lovelies, let’s talk tense in books. Specifically, I want to know: How does tense affect your ability to, well, tense up? Let me explain. 738 more words


A Sense of Place...a taster workshop in central London on November 13

We think we’ve have discovered a gem of a place to write. It’s very central –  near Tottenham Court Road Station – and steeped in writing history. 217 more words

Creative Writing

Why Fall is the new Spring

This is what Autumn looks like:

First, an idea or two floats in and settles. Disturbs the brain still warm from the sluggish chugging of summer, still trying to process everything gathered over the past few months.  91 more words


NaNoWriMo 2014: I Might Be Crazy

So yesterday I found myself logging on to nanowrimo.org. I have a feeling I’m going to be digging my own grave, but at least I’ll be doing it with a smile on my face. 222 more words


Project Succession 21st October

Juncture News Update

From: Director of Common Operations

To: All agents

Subject: Rumor Control

Sent: 21 OCT 07:32

In the interest of shutting down any rumours that may already be sprouting; yes three of our agents were onboard commuter train LA212 that derailed on route to Los Angeles. 165 more words


Why Authors Kill Off Characters You Love (and Why I'm Following Suit)

WARNING: This post contains spoilers from every decent YA novel you probably should have read by now. Do not send me hate mail. 

You probably think writers sit at their computers all day, thinking up ways to make you throw their books out windows and cry (and then cry even harder because you just threw your new book out the window, all in that order). 730 more words

Novel Writing