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Hello and welcome to my blog!
My name is Pete and I decided to start blogging to track my progress as a writer. I recently completed a Diploma in Creative Writing and it's spurred me on to get my work published.
I write short stories, Flash Fiction and some scripts. My main focus at the moment is a Crime Fiction novel. More on that as we go on.
I hope you enjoy.
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Category Archives: Steel City Writers
They say that writing is a solitary craft. Most of the time you’re working on your own unless you count the characters in your head. I’m not sure I want to go down the road of counting them as “helping” … Continue reading
Posted in General, Novel In Progress, Reading, Steel City Writers, Writing Tagged encouragement, PJ Tracey, Reading, Writing, Writing Groups 44 Comments
April 12 – Update
What a month we have had! We’ve battled through the snow, high-winds and the type of rain that made Noah make plans for a big boat. Over at the Steel City Writers we took on the A to Z Blogging … Continue reading
Posted in E-Book, Novel In Progress, Reading, Recommended Books, Steel City Writers, Writing Tagged Brian Freeman, Curly Wurly, Dexter, Dexter Is Delicious, Hunger Games, Jeff Lindsay, Migraine, Reading, Writing 15 Comments
March 12 – Update
I love March. It’s the month I was born; time for spring to join us and usually the month when we take a full week off work. We’ve also had the bonus of great weather for the last week. We took … Continue reading
Posted in E-Book, Novel In Progress, Reading, Steel City Writers, Writing Tagged Bakewell, Derbyshire, E-book, Easter, Goals, photography, Reading, Writing 24 Comments
Steel City Writers – The Book
I’ve mentioned before that I’m part of a writing group. We met during a creative writing course with the Open University and decided to keep in touch and support each other with our writing. We meet about once a month … Continue reading
Posted in E-Book, Reading, Recommended Books, Steel City Writers, Writing Tagged Anthology, Creative writing, E-book, Flash Fiction, Open University, Reading, Smashwords, Steel City Writers, Writing 18 Comments
The Magical 50k word barrier
When I finished the re-write of chapter 15 my spreadsheet tracking tool told me that I had gone over the 50k words mark. Yippee! I know I’m sad posting a picture of my spreadsheet, but Shannon Howell posted something similar … Continue reading
Posted in E-Book, Novel In Progress, Steel City Writers, Writing Tagged Crime fiction, Fiction, photography, Spreadsheet, spring, Writing 33 Comments