To write is to express
To write is to shine a light on all that is unseen
To give hope
To illuminate all that is hidden
To write is to bring joy
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May 2019 bring you everything you could possibly want and more…
Happy New Year!
See you on the other side!
Well, look, listen this is worth some consideration. Have you ever had one of those moments, when you are trying to write something, a novel, a short story or a piece of poetry and nothing is coming, you can’t find the words? Or you start something and then decide you don’t like it, do a re-write and still don’t like it? Or you get to the end of a novel and decide you hate it? You want to write something entirely different?
Continue reading “Creative Writing: Love It Or Hate It!”
So you want to be a writer? Well done, you have taken a brave step! Many have gone before you and failed!
Continue reading “Minimum Wage! Welcome to a Writer’s Life – Not for the faint-hearted!”
Were you wondering what a jackdaw was? So was I, so I looked it up. A jackdaw is a bird belonging to the crow family. And if you want to discover the relevance of a jackdaw to the title of this crime novel, then you are going to have to read the book!
Continue reading “The Jackdaw, Luke Delaney – A Book Review”
I have just finished reading Cold Granite, a novel by the Scottish writer Stuart MacBride. You know the sort of scenario for us writer types. You have just finished reading one book and are looking for your next great read…
Continue reading “Stuart MacBride, Cold Granite – A Book Review”
Well, if as a budding writer you are experiencing this emotion, now or have in the past, then let me give you a very warm welcome to the club!
Continue reading “Feeling Lonely?”
Well… I get up at the crack of dawn, lets say about 5.30 am, beaver away until coffee time, typing, typing, typing. Then after coffee, I work flat out say until lunchtime working on whatever draft I am doing whether it be a short story or a novel. Then I break for an hours lunch. After lunch I scramble Continue reading “My Typical Day!”