Half a million words ... this is what they look like! Short stories, long stories, novels, novellas, literary collections, published, unpublished, self published and stuff still lying at the bottom of a dusty draw. These are all just ‘words’ at the end of the day. But what’s the point of producing all these ‘words’? Is … Continue reading Half a million words … who could imagine?
Who deals the cards ... in the writing game? Whatever you write, whoever you write it for, whoever you write it to, wherever you write and eventually how you actually write it will always depend upon what you want to do with it. The ‘It’ word refers to your ambition, your laziness, your self-pride, your … Continue reading Who deals the cards … in the writing game?
You laugh ... or you cry ... your choice ..!With something for everyone; scenario’s each one of you will recognise and characters that actually live next door ... ‘Things You Should Know About Women’ is an exercise in satirical fiction you will definitely want to pass around to your mates. Caution! A sense of humor … Continue reading You laugh … or you cry … your choice!
Three books … three winners and three losers! The second coming … or someone coming second? That’s the question and only a techno-thriller like ‘The Ludlum Prediction’ has the answer. However, if the game turns to being a fast paced thriller, leaving a bloody trail of death and deception spanning the Middle East and Africa … Continue reading Three books … three winners … three losers!
The attractive and well mannered receptionist took her visitor in to see Mr Jeremiah Winston who greeted him with a broad smile and a firm handshake.‘I am most pleased to meet you Mr ... er ... is it cor-rect to call you Mr Voclain or Charbonneau?’‘I really do need to get used to using my … Continue reading Carlisle
Who was Tony Collins – Master Spy? That’s the question, so what is the answer? Well, if you were around in the 60’s and 70’s and had more than a passing interest in English football, you would know. Showbiz celebrities of the time, such as Elton John and Pat Phoenix certainly did. His name was … Continue reading Who Was Tony Collins – Master Spy?
So, what happens when you get to page 25 and you fall unexpectedly upon the one single sentence; one that simply does not look right; somehow inhibits the pace of a fast flowing chapter and does not describe accurately how your character looked or felt?You may be one of those fortunate writers who can simply … Continue reading 501 Writer’s Useful Phrases
Things You Should Know About Women (Written By A Man) As talking is recognised as the singular most important element of communication between two individuals, it will possibly come as a shock to our Harry ... who has now managed to survive his relationship with our Kylie for some years, to be told suddenly one … Continue reading Things You Should Know …
The dark green limousine sped past High Wycombe at well over the obligatory seventy, with John, the driver, relaxed and comfortable at the wheel. The rain had stopped momentarily, but in the early morning hours the road ahead dissolved into pitch black, broken only by the twin stabs of searching halogen light carving a way … Continue reading The Unicorn Conspiracy
It was time for Eric Saunders to join the controlled chaos of exiting a tediously full Gulf Air flight at London Heathrow’s Terminal Four. He hated flying. He hated it even more since the new austerity measures imposed by London had taken effect just a few months previously. Not for Eric any more the guilty … Continue reading The Geneveh Project