Tag Archives: Fiction

One-off or part of a series. Does it matter?

When I started writing I Can See You there was only the one story planned. At the time, no sequel immediately sprang to mind. To be honest, I when I started writing this book back in 2005, I would’ve been delighted … Continue reading

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First Draft complete!

I’ve written a book! The first draft of A Scream in the Woods is complete. I only started it on the first of August, so in 52 days I’ve managed to write a 74k first draft. I cannot believe that … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction – Birthday Surprise

As today is National Flash Fiction day I thought I would publish something on my blog. This was a story I had rolling around in my head for a while and I wrote it especially for our e-book. (Link to … Continue reading

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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

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Welcome to the Steel City Writers

I have mentioned before that I am part of a writing group. We now have a name: The Steel City Writers. We have been working on a number of projects recently and I would formally like to invite you over to the … Continue reading

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