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Research and the novelist

On occasion, prospective writers will ask for advice on how to become a better writer. Join any faceache writers group, and you will see a dozen questions of this type a day. Occasionally those asking such questions will even listen … Continue reading

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SPAGFTT8: Pdf’s and pirates

I’ve not done one of these ‘helpful’ guides for a long while, this one came about because of a bit of a rant on my part (yes I know that’s hard for regular readers to believe, me, rant, never…). A … Continue reading

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New release day…

New release day ūüôā ¬† Welcome to the world of Hannibal Smyth on kindle¬† For those who live within the busom of glorious Britania https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07MB82RPZ ¬† For those who reside on other shores https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07MB82RPZ/ And Canada https://www.amazon.ca/Spider-Eye-Hannibal-Misadventure-Misadventures-ebook/dp/B07MB82RPZ Also available printed … Continue reading

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The Wise, The Witty And The Wicked

Words of wisdom, wit and occasionally wickedness from writers a little more famous than myself‚Ķ Because, with NaNoWriMo 2018 just around the corner, we all need a little inspiration once in a while… The Wise… ‚ÄúYou must stay drunk on … Continue reading

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The page count problem…

Wheather you self-publish or go the traditional route page count is a problem for a writer. The reasons page count matters are different, but the result is the same. But for a writer, unless you’re one of those rare ones … Continue reading

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Writing The End…

Back in March, I wrote a post called ‘Searching for an ending’¬† about the struggles I was having with my latest novel ‘A Spider in the Eye, a Hannibal¬†Smyth Adventure. Since then I have spent a lot of time¬†doing just … Continue reading

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A Perfect Storm…

Last night, around 11pm,¬† somewhere between one too many coffees and the point where my mind stopped denying my body needs sleep, I hit a perfect storm. One of those rare moments when everything just clicks into place. A moment … Continue reading

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