I know, you want to write the next Lord of the Rings, or possibly the next Game of Thrones. So do I, to be honest. But I also want to read as many more epic fantasies as can be brought to the bookshop table, and …Read More
March For Our Lives activists Emma Gonzalez and Matt Deitsch discussed the importance of youth voting in the midterm elections and how to get them to the polls on ‘The Daily Show’.
Clearly there are many advantages to reading bad books. One of these is the inspiration to write blog posts in an effort to make sure it never happens again. There are several aspects of medieval life which are easily researchable, but which sometimes writers think …Read More
I think we’re taught to do this for our successes but to amplify our failures out of proportion. (Or perhaps that’s just me.) I definitely need to learn to flip that script.Read More
I am similar to this in that I don’t normally feel I have to worry about making a higher power approve of me – because that’s a given. But I like the possibility of having a relationship with it. It loves me? Maybe sometimes I …Read More
Look at this! I was invited to speak at our local Church of England infants’ school by the vicar, some years ago now, and I’ve just discovered the talk I wrote for them. I managed to get most of it out without consulting the paper, …Read More
So today I made a first step towards getting my Space Opera trilogy Lioness of Cygnus Five noticed. I have 15 reviews on the first book, and none at all on the next two or on the box set. This is deeply depressing. In an …Read More
A case study in how not to plan a writing career.Read More