Writing a romance, thriller, historical, whodunit, sci-fi adventure? Whichever it is, it’s a depressing thought, but all the stories have been done before. There are only supposed to be seven plots:
man vs. nature man and woman/man man vs. society man vs. machines/technology man vs. the supernatural man vs. self man vs. God (‘man’ obviously [...]
When I recommended The History of Rome (THOR) podcast last December I had no idea that I would be joining the official THOR tour which starts in 10 days, on 24 February.
I was listening to the regular podcast, wishing I could be there, but the application date had passed and I hadn’t any pennies [...]
The next stage
Update on the last post: I have written the final sentence of the first draft of book3.
All the work starts now:
1. Transfer the file to Kindle as personal document/print it out to read it through;
2. Go back and do the research fine points (Do you know the difference [...]
At 82,000 words of my 90,000 target, I’m fast approaching the end of book3. My heroine is about to confront the source of her problems and deal with her definitively. And she’s going to save the day. Obviously. The knitting is nearly knitted. The pudding is nearly boiled. But it’s almost unbearable. I want to [...]