Author Archives: petercwhitaker

About petercwhitaker

I am an author and lover of life!

Good Guys and Bad Guys

When I first started reading I had a very simple and concise view of the world, there were the good guys and there the bad guys and the story was inspired by their conflict. This was certainly true of the … Continue reading

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Considering Putting Down the Pen

I was wondering lately if it was all worth it? The writing I mean. It takes up a lot of my time. When I am not writing I am thinking about writing. I meditate on plots, characters, themes, stories. What … Continue reading

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The Magic of Magick

In my last blog post I suggested that I would consider the subject of magick in my up and coming fantasy book ‘The Queen of the Mountain Kingdom’. For those who might not be aware of it Magick is ‘the … Continue reading

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Writing the Big Battle Scenes

One of the things that really annoys me as both a writer and a reader is poorly executed battle scenes. So often I find them to be disappointing. Many authors seem to adopt a vague approach to writing these scenes, … Continue reading

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So Close Now

I am not sure whether I like this stage of writing or not? When I have an idea that I think has some life in it I get excited and full of energy. I really want to get the first … Continue reading

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Getting My Travelling Legs Back

I consider it a milestone in my recovery from foot surgery that I recently managed to take a short holiday. It was the reason for me posting late again. My wife planned a visit to both London and Paris spread … Continue reading

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A Little Goes a Long Way

Over the weekend I got some cheering news. First, a reader posted a 5 Star Review of ‘Eugenica’, which is always uplifting. As I wrote recently, this is my most personal book and it means an awful lot to me. … Continue reading

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