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Wise words…

More of the wisdom of writers: or a few scattered quotes that could be wisdom or tosh, it’s not always easy to tell. But such are the words that on occasion inspire me to write, even those full of derision… The … Continue reading

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That Offensive Word…

The internet and ‘Faceache’ writers groups, in particular, throw up the occasional odd question. Odd to my mind at least, not odd to the person asking the question. Probably I find them odd because I have some fairly firm views … Continue reading

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Scrap-ends…

For no good reason, or perhaps the best reason of all, I’ve spent a listless hour pondering my way through a folder on my desktop that predates the hard drive. The folders called scrap-ends. It’s an apt description used as … Continue reading

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Speaking the words and the necessary evil

I have an odd confession to make, well not so much a confession, I require no absolution here, but a confession all the same. My previous blog post, EX Oblivione, was not written by me… Well not as such, I wrote … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom 3

Words of wisdom from writers a little more famous than myself… Part of a very occasional continuing series of posts with writers quotes about the craft… And because I find myself in need of inspirational quotes as I launch myself … Continue reading

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The Difficult Chapters…

Every reader has encountered these at some point, more than once I would suspect in most cases. Those chapters that just drag at a readers eyes.  The ones that cause you to put down a book, or more likely not … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing Stigma

I did an interview in November last year, just after the release of Passing Place, in which I got asked this question:   “Would you say there is a stigma to being self-published?“ Of all the questions I was asked, … Continue reading

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