Category Archives: writes

Further words of wisdom…

In keeping with the last post more wisdom from renown members of the craft. In this case famous writers on the subject of characters… If I am totally with any of them here, I would like to think it is with … Continue reading

Posted in writes, writing | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Words of Wisdom#1

If you have read much of my blog in the past, or just follow me on facebook or twitter you will know I like a good quote or two about writing from established masters of the art. They are generally, … Continue reading

Posted in publication, writes, writing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Reviews for Passing Place

While I seldom post reviews of my own work on my blog, it is occasionally a worthwhile exercise, and as people have been nice enough to write I really should. As such here are the a few of the current … Continue reading

Posted in opinion, Passing Place, pointless things of wonderfulness, publication, self-publishing, writes, writing | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

The rules of good writing…

There are a great many rules when it comes to good writing. Many a word count has been written explaining them in infinitesimal detail. Generally, however, the best way to explain the rules is with a little humour. Humour being … Continue reading

Posted in humour, writes, writing | Tagged | Leave a comment

The Impossible Search for the Perfect Sentance…

Occasionally writing becomes the search for the perfect sentence, this can sometimes become an obsession, and like all obsessions, it has a dark side. That may seem a strange thing to say, but you’ll have to go with me here … Continue reading

Posted in publication, self-publishing, writes, writing | Tagged , | Leave a comment

1000 A Day Habit…

To be a writer, you have to write… this was a conclusion I came to a few years ago, which still holds true. To borrow some advice from one more qualified to talk about successful writing than I… This then … Continue reading

Posted in nanowrimo, opinion, writes | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Self-Publishing: A Guidebook for the Tourist#6 Proofreading

It may seem obvious, but in case it’s not, or even if it is… 1/ Proofreading your novel. There is nothing, and I do mean nothing, as important as having a good proofreader or three. No matter how many times you … Continue reading

Posted in publication, self-publishing, writes | Tagged , | 1 Comment