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
Sayed Mutalib Jalali had been shot in the chest, just above the heart ... in the stomach and the right thigh. The injuries inflicted by the nine millimetre high velocity, hollow point bullets were extensive and the stomach wound was bleeding badly. The Taliban deputy military commander of the Iskazur Valley region was dying. He … Continue reading The Ludlum Prediction
The Questions ...101: Did You Enjoy It?:A time for reflection perhaps? If you really did enjoy the experience of writing your work of fiction, then you will possibly want to do it all again. My advice would be not to rush into it until you are satisfied with the results of your first one ie … Continue reading The End …
All the other stuff … Selling your book in other Languages. There are unfortunately not many options here unless you are able to latch on to an agent who specializes in this kind of work. If you become a number one best seller on Amazon, they will of course be knocking your door down … … Continue reading Selling Your Book …
Now you have to publish it ! Having now produced your final manuscript, turned it into a book by adding a cover image or jacket and finally put together a hot blurb, you now need to get your ‘product’ in front or as many people as possible. There are lots of detailed actions you can … Continue reading What Next ..?
Baluchistan The words ‘Assalam 'alaykum’ rattled round a shivering half consciousness. Again ‘Assalam 'alaykum’..! The intrusive language … a language he recognised … was becoming louder. He couldn’t open his eyes: the lids were frozen together. Declan began to panic. Was he dead? Was he alive? Was he perhaps half dead, half alive and laying … Continue reading The Doksany Legacy