Monthly Archives: July 2017

Tell Me Why I Don’t Like Endings

To badly paraphrase Bob Geldof or indeed Frank Sinatra (…and now the end is nigh..) today I want to talk about endings. This is an important bit for me as one of my pet hates in so many novels I … Continue reading

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Change of Scenery

Something different this week. As part of the writing group I am now attending, our host Pat sets us writing exercises. These are excellent in a number of ways. Firstly they take you out of your comfort zone and make … Continue reading

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Heart of the Matter

A lot to update you on this week. So in no particular order we have. Went to the first local writers meeting. Good fun it was. The immediate difference is that these people can and do write. They have crossed … Continue reading

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Back In The Saddle Again

A word of advice for all you budding writers out there. Never on any account whatsoever, and whatever the inducements, take a holiday whilst attempting to get that first draft finished. That is an absolute, inviolate order. Ok got that? … Continue reading

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What I did on my holidays…

……is of no real relevance to this blog but we did drink a lot of very good craft beer. The rest of the time was a bit of a road trip visiting sons and relatives. In the course of three … Continue reading

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