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About lighthouseindesert

I am a recently deliberately unemployed individual who has decided somewhat foolishly to write a novel

Rise of the Robots

Whilst awaiting more rejections form the agent world, I need to find other things to occupy my fecund imagination. So, firstly I have decided to set myself the challenge of writing a short story every week. This is above and … Continue reading

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Sometimes I sits and waits….sometimes I just sits.

Yeah I know. Nothing for virtually a month. What the hell have you been doing man. Honestly it’s not my fault. I have been waiting for agent feedback. After the last blog I sent out ten submissions to various agents … Continue reading

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(chorus) “I’m gonna be rejected!”

First off, apologies to any Alice Cooper fans out there for the lift. Secondly, apologies for the absence. This was due to circumstances beyond my control. OK, now back to the show. This week it’s all about rejection. The sort … Continue reading

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Normal service will be resumed as soon as possible.

Not so much of a blog as a personal update. This morning my mother died. It was long expected, and today her suffering came to an end. Updates maybe a little less frequent and work on the book has stopped for … Continue reading

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“I’m sorry, I have a plane to catch.”

Clever, very clever. I bet you say that to all your master classes. Mind you so would I. Any excuse to be able to make a sharp exit and not have your path blocked by us zombie like authors, all desperate to … Continue reading

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Agents of Fortune

First off, anybody know which band I have ripped off for the title of this weeks blog? For those of an inquisitive nature you can find the answer here.  So, as the eagle eyed of you will have spotted, last … Continue reading

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“…..the end dear reader. I typed it.”

At approx. 11:45 this morning, I typed the last word, the end of the first draft.  Would you like to see it……. The End Whew, pretty exciting eh! So there we have it, the first draft completed. I have told … Continue reading

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