*************** Have you ever wondered why the indie market is doing so well, and came into existence in the first place? Why hosts like Smashwords, Amazon and indeed our very own WordPress have nailed it for the independent voice? Well, that’s exactly it. The individual voice the one that has something unique and original toContinue reading “The Rise of the Indie Market”
I came across this in Writers’ Forum magazine (Dec 2018). A novel-writing competition, sponsored by Your Cat magazine. The first prize is a three-book deal. The genres can be romance, fantasy, historical, thriller or a Christmas story! But get this, there has to be a cat in your story! Yes, you have read right, be sureContinue reading “Calling all Fiction Writers!”
Here is a list of 12 things that will guarantee you’ll never get published! Pick your nose as you gaze out of the window, when you should be writing! Fall asleep over your keyboard! Be the owner of one book! Write rarely or rarer than that! Write only when inspired! Do absolutely no research for your creative writingContinue reading “12 Things That Mean You Will Never Get Published!”
Have you ever thought about what makes a good novel? So you are in your local library or bookshop
Originally posted on The Darley Anderson Blog:
The latest instalment in the On Writing series, which features our authors who are no longer debuts, examines the art of pace and tension. Tom Bale is well on his way to becoming a classic thriller writer. In his signature style, he takes ordinary people, often families, and…
Well, well, well. I don’t know about you but I have thoroughly enjoyed the Rio Olympics. My main gripe is that it was over way too quickly! And didn’t team GB do well! Loads of medals.