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A sneaky peek

First draft of Apostle continues apace. Enjoying writing the current scene where Darnley (favourite character I have to admit) is suffering a culture clash.

If you’re interested you can read the first ten pages of the first draft which I have posted within The Good Stuff page on this blog. 41 more words

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(I have lifted this from my previous blog – so apologies if you’ve read this before.)

The advice given to writers all the time is – “Write about something you know about, write from your experience….” This is a little condescending as anyone writing creatively or otherwise will always draw upon their own experiences anyway, whether it’s shaping their characters, dialogue, situations etc. 231 more words

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Ron's England 2014 World Cup Squad

My thoughts as to Roy Hodgson’s best 23 to take on the plane to Brazil…

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KDP Pricing Strategy

I have been fretting that I should be doing something different/better when it comes to marketing my e books. 

So in between drafting/plotting my latest effort I took a wander through YouTube and Google at tips for getting better exposure and ranking on Amazon. 555 more words

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How good is Google StreetView??? Answer: AWESOME

I have to say this has literally opened the world up to me.

As someone who is writing scenes for Apostle currently in San Francisco (have never been, alas) I can literally take myself there using the power of Google. 88 more words

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What a load of rubbish!

This may be a bit harsh on myself but I am just starting out on first draft of Apostle. And what I can’t get my head round is why is this first draft nowhere near the quality of what I would like the finished article to be? 112 more words

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APOSTLE - Caution! Work in progress

Power is in the wrong hands. But no one can do anything about it. 2,000 years of history is about to repeat itself in the space of nine months. 57 more words

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