How often should I write?

It’s the age-old question, isn’t it? The question on every new writer’s lips: how much should I write per month, per week, per day…? It’s a question that arises out of a lack of experience, and a lack of true confidence, and there’s nothing wrong with either of those things — they’re perfectly natural. ButContinue reading “How often should I write?”

Ideas: Not as Rare as You Think

You know who has ideas? Everybody. Every damned day. Many writers tend to put a huge amount of emphasis on their ideas. They carry little notebooks with them everywhere. They sleep with a notebook beside the bed. I mean — what if you have an amazing idea and you forget to write it down? Shock,Continue reading “Ideas: Not as Rare as You Think”

The “Plotter vs Pantser” debate is silly

If you’ve been hanging around writer circles for a while, you’ve probably heard the topic come up – “which are you, Plotter or Pantser?” My answer is, invariably, it doesn’t matter. But before I get to that – and to why I find the whole damned topic infuriating – perhaps some definitions are required. AContinue reading “The “Plotter vs Pantser” debate is silly”

Pyramidion now available to purchase – eBook releases 5 June!

My first novel, Pyramidion, is now available via Amazon, in both Paperback and eBook formats! While the eBook is currently only available for pre-order, releasing June 5th, the Paperback is ready to go, and generally ships within a couple of days – how exciting! The link below is to Amazon Australia, but it is availableContinue reading “Pyramidion now available to purchase – eBook releases 5 June!”

Beware Vanity Press and Predatory “Self Publishing” Companies

I am just about to publish my first novel, and I’ve done the whole thing myself (with, of course, help for cover design, editing, and typesetting). However, over the last 12 months, I’ve also done a hell of a lot of research into publishing, and looked into a number of organisations that promised to helpContinue reading “Beware Vanity Press and Predatory “Self Publishing” Companies”

Book 1 Update: May 2021

Hey! You might recall back in mid-March that I had completed the third draft of my first novel (title: Pyramidion), and was ready to pass over to professional editing. If so, you might be wondering where things are at now, two months later. Good news! That’s what I’m here to tell you! When I’d doneContinue reading “Book 1 Update: May 2021”