The idea came from a post on Writers’ Café on Kboards, and if you have not heard of it before, I suggest you check it out. It’s by far the best author community on the Internet, full of great people and invaluable information. Read More
This is something I’ve given quite a bit of thought to, as one does. My second Colony Mars book is nearing completion and I’m now pondering the third in the series. Read More
I was explaining the ins and outs of digital publishing to a friend of mine a few days ago. He was somewhat less than impressed with the so called ‘indie’ revolution, being more traditional in his thinking. His take was it would only be a matter of time before people started developing computer programmes to write novels, to which I replied was just plain daft. However, it seems he’s not far off the mark. Read More
Two steps froward, one and a three quarter back. It’s progress… of a sort.
Part of writing a first novel is actually ‘learning’ how to write a book. You would think that it’s simply a case of writing down the story, one word after another, until you get to ‘The End’. You would be wrong… at least so I’ve learned.
It’s taken me the guts of three years to write my first novel and it’s not finished yet. I say ‘first’ as I have a raft of ideas for others but at three years a pop it may take a while to get them done. That said, after reading this guys blog post, I think the next one will be much quicker….