My frenetic reading pace continues this week as I have already finished the next selection from my non-resolution Christmas book pile. As I wrote last week, the hefty books in my pile are still ahead of me, so while I am enjoying my current book choices, it is also good to be making tangible progress … Continue reading Swallowed by a Whale: a book review
Literary Places: a Book Review
The warm weather we have been experiencing in the UK for the last week or so has really helped me move along with my non-resolution plan to finish my Christmas book haul. There is nothing like sitting in the garden in the sun with a good book to while away an hour or seven! After … Continue reading Literary Places: a Book Review
Plotter or Pantser?
I’ve been trying to write a little more regularly since Christmas (this is definitely not a New Year’s Resolution, promise…), partly because I have a variety of story ideas I want to get moving with, partly because I was bought a selection of wonderful notepads, pens and pencils as gifts which are just begging to … Continue reading Plotter or Pantser?
Mimicry is the best form of flattery
As lockdown rules within the UK have continued to ease, I have found myself in the car for longer periods, either going to and from work, or increasingly on trips out with the wife. While I am not a fan of driving (it is no coincidence commuting and traffic formed frequent inspiration for pieces in … Continue reading Mimicry is the best form of flattery
Hello Spell Check
If you are usually glued to social media like I am, you might have noticed I have been posting less frequently over the last couple of days. Where I have been typically posting on a daily basis, over the last week or so I have just about managed four posts. You might expect lockdown is … Continue reading Hello Spell Check