Category Archives: writing

E-Book Giveaway…

As the title suggests I am giving away Ebook copies of my first novel ‘Cider Lane: Of Silences and Stars’ on Kindle this week. ¬†(Follow the link to read more.) This is for one week only, or five days technically … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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