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Plotting for Pantsers

I’m a discovery writer (or pantser), but a modified one. Why modified? Because once, when I was fairly new to writing, I actually managed to write over 100,000 words on a novel and, as I was writing the final scene, I looked up and said to myself, “But it’s not a story.” I knew intuitively that it wasn’t a story, but it took me a lot longer to figure out why. 311 more words


Social Media As A Writer's Aid

For its second year, 2014, the winner of Wattpad’s Write Awards is ‘Heir to the Sundered Crown (The Sundered Crown Saga Book 1)’ by Matthew Olney. 595 more words

Alton Chapter

How not to be an author...

Last month I wrote an article for my site about how e-publishing doesn’t really work. In response, Susannah J Bell (Writing from Alter Space… 248 more words

The Book Industry

Four Chapters a Day

That’s what I’ve calculated I need to accomplish on this round of revisions to have BEYOND THE PROPHECY ready for beta readers on June 1st. 54 more words


Bragging again

I have had two short stories accepted by Alfie Dog Fiction! If you want to know what they are all about and maybe find some short fiction to fill your Kindle have a look here: 61 more words


Round Three

I’ve started the third round of revisions to BEYOND THE PROPHECY.

This will be the last round before I turn it over to my beta readers next month. 93 more words


e-publishing doesn't really work - an author's experience

The jury is no longer out. I’m successful as a self-published author (Necromancer’s Gambit, etc), a mainstream Gollancz author (Empire of the Saviours, etc) and an indie author (The Book of Orm, etc). 393 more words

The Book Industry