Category Archives: Writing

Walking in Maadi and planning some writing.

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Review: How To Write A Novel The Easy Way Using The Pulp Fiction Method To Write Better Novels: Writing Skills

How To Write A Novel The Easy Way Using The Pulp Fiction Method To Write Better Novels: Writing Skills by Jim Driver My rating: 3 of 5 stars A basic guide, but all good I guess. More of a nuts-and-bolts … Continue reading

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Remember My Name

This is the first draft of my new short story. I’m working on a novel at the moment and struggling with it. Having written this, I am conscious of the fact that I write better in the first person. I … Continue reading

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Review: On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King My rating: 5 of 5 stars I had to read this. It’s Stephen King after all, and if anyone knows how to write a blockbuster, very saleable novel, you can’t … Continue reading

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How to set up this website?

Here’s a question for you, because it is doing my head in. I am trying to set this website up, and include all of the articles that I have had published over the years in various magazines and newspapers. I’m … Continue reading

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Research or prevarication?

Sunday morning coffee, answering emails, the cleaner here, forcing me to move from desk to coffee table and back again, and my highlighter marking up passages in the 2016 edition of ‘The Writer’s & Artists Yearbook’. I like this idea … Continue reading

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First Thing’s First

I have no idea where I should begin with this, so I am jumping right in at the shallow end. My first blog post (if you don’t count the few intermittent pieces I have put on my Reiki blog over … Continue reading

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