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Getting Ready for the Big Launch

I am in the process of trying to market The Queen of the Mountain Kingdom. To be honest, and as I have previously mentioned, I am not a fan of this particular aspect of being an independent author. As I … 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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Eugenica Revisited…Again!

Back in February, 2018, I posted a reprise of my third novel, ‘Eugenica’. I had just finished writing ‘Mesozoic’, a science fiction book that included one of my long-time passions, dinosaurs, and as usual I wanted a change of literary … Continue reading

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When the story just seems to go on and on

The Queen of the Mountain Kingdom just does not want to be finished! I thought that I was closing in on the job, but then out comes another idea! No warning. No subtle introduction. All I get is ‘wouldn’t it … 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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I Can’t Get No Satisfaction

I wish I had written the lyrics and not just used them for a title to this blog, but they belong to Messrs Jagger and Richards so I will have to be content with enjoying the song if not the … Continue reading

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