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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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Music, Writing, and What to Listen To

I love music. I doubt that making such a declaration would surprise anyone. All the people I know love music too. I might not like their particular taste, but that is not important. Music is and has been for as … 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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No Orcs!

I have been working very hard lately on completing my fantasy novel. I am almost there, but not quite. I find this the most frustrating part of the process, if I am honest. I can see the end but just … Continue reading

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