The Edit If you are a lonely, up in the attic or on the kitchen table EBook or self-published writer, then the odds are you will probably not have a professional editor working for you. They are available of course, for a fee and you will find many offering their services on the Internet (more … Continue reading Here it comes …
To Saga ... or NOT to Saga? Family Saga’s ... what are they really? Well, they can be whatever you want them to be as a writer, but does the reader think like you do? Should books in a series really be treated as Saga’s by the marketing men and social media promoters? A good … Continue reading Saga
The Writing Police … Tip 73: Is The Phrasing Good?:I was told many years ago by a professional writer who had been ‘banging the keys’ for a considerable number of years that the secret of good phrasing is making your sentences concise and ensuring your words link well. He was of course, absolutely right. Similes … Continue reading The Writing Police ..?
‘CARLISLE’ is a great standalone story detailing the twists and turns in the life of Glenn Carlisle and his family from 1944 to 1976. It is a seductive tale of courage, intimacy and violent encounters ablaze with threat from the very first page. Packed with strong, perfectly staged characters, it is also the second book … Continue reading Carlisle – Video Trailer
Making sure the aim is good!Tip 69: Are Sentences Concise?:As your manuscript is in effect a structured collection of sentences, it is important to understand what they do. They support and underpin your theme and they should say to the reader exactly what you mean to say. They can be short or long but my … Continue reading Make Sure The Aim Is Good !:
DELIVER BY MOONLIGHTA search is on for the long lost illegitimate child of Eve, Madame of Le Chabanais; the most famous Bordello in 1920’s Paris. But with the tragic death of her mentor gnawing at her sanity she moves south to begin a new less complicated life.However, in 1940, the Nazi invasion of France forces … Continue reading Deliver By Moonlight :
Is It Good Enough?Now you have ‘unblocked’ yourself, you will have a need to get on and finish your writing project. What one single word describes the qualities you now need to close off that final page, place that final full stop and open that last bottle of chilled Chardonnay? That word is ‘Dedication!’ This … Continue reading The Question ..? :
CARLISLEIt’s London 1946; the war is over ... for some. A notorious Maquis résistance leader with a new identity unexpectedly runs into his ex-wartime mission partner agent Vivette and after a deeply passionate night spent together she reveals she is really Lady Julia Bourchier, Duchess of Millbury now a spymaster for the British MI6. Their … Continue reading Carlisle – On Release.