Author Archives: petercwhitaker

About petercwhitaker

I am an author and lover of life!

In-between places

After the rather sudden death of a very good friend I took an hiatus from blogging. This was extended with a departure for America on a planned holiday. I hate taking breaks, especially if I do not get chance to … Continue reading

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After Death

This was supposed to be an exciting week, the run up to the publishing of my fourth novel, The Blade’s Fell Blow, but real life suddenly took an unexpected turn; a very good friend died! I say that it was … Continue reading

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I Write Because I Enjoy Telling Stories

So, ‘The Blade’s Fell Blow’ has gone to be published and will be delivered to any pre-release purchasers on the 951st anniversary of the Battle of Hastings! Of course I am very pleased about this as it is the culmination … Continue reading

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The Sorrow Song Trilogy is Complete!

I have submitted The Blade‚Äôs Fell Blow to Kindle Direct Publishing and it has been accepted for pre-order publishing. It is now live on Amazon for release on 14 October 2017, which happens to be the 951st anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Fiction is an Escape from Reality

Fiction, any kind of fiction is an escape from reality. It is not a question of genre it is a question of need. Human beings need to escape every once and a while into their own imagination. This is hardly … Continue reading

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What Kind of Novel should it be?

I have been busy writing a fantasy novel, which has gone very well. Indeed, it has gone much better than I had expected it to. I seem to have a story that has evolved quite naturally and that has given … Continue reading

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What to Do when Finishing a Novel

So, what does a writer do when they have one book nearly finished and another one in second draft needing a lot of work to finish it? Answer: they start another novel of course! I must be mad. I mean, … Continue reading

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