Changes in Perspective

In the month since I released my second book I have realised something. I was afraid of hard work after releasing my first book. I know why, it was because I read advice online, watched videos that said and repeated the message that a book on its own is nothing, that an author must have …

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Release Day Is Here! Buy now! (Or later…)

The Killer and The Dead is live on Amazon - go check it out! Paperback and hardback to follow. Though this is officially part of the World Belt series, it is a stand alone novel and can be enjoyed without reading The Thief and The Demon, though if you have you will enjoy some Easter …

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The Writing Life: It’s just 30 minutes…

I’m tired. I’d rather go to bed, but I’ve bargained with myself and asked for thirty minutes of writing, just thirty minutes and then bed. See what I can produce now (Wednesday night) to make it easier to get my blog out on time tomorrow, after another long day. I realized yesterday that I have …

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The Writing Life: The Long Road of Line Editing

What is line editing? Well, if developmental edits are big picture issues looking at story, plot, character and setting among other things, and copy editing is getting down to the nuts and bolts of grammar, then line editing exists somewhere in between. Line editing is taking your manuscript to a spa: to sweat off the …

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