10,000 and counting

Yes, I did it today. 10,000 words of writing. And I wasn't doing a 'Shining' where Jack Nicholson writes the same sentence over and over again at that creepy snow resort in the film The Shining.  I was so scared when I started this morning, but then it all just started to flow, and all … Continue reading 10,000 and counting

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The terror of writing; confessions of a coward in Sevilla

Writing produces in me this fear so profound, that I become the Master Procrastinator, and end up hating myself. Is this normal? Here I am in Sevilla, southern Spain, the 'frying pan' of Europe, or so it is called. It's August 2018, and I am free, free of responsibilities. I am an empty-nester, adult children … Continue reading The terror of writing; confessions of a coward in Sevilla

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I know you're probably inundated with emails from companies or people you've subscribed to in the past, and you're very rightly reluctant to hand over your email to another person begging for your attention, but please let me explain. I'd be so delighted if you subscribed to my author email list. I am trying to … Continue reading If you like my blog, please subscribe to my list – thank you so much!

Dumb, dumb, smart, smart, dumb…….

This is the dance of life, the message given in this brave new world of author-entrepreneurship. Now you have to be an authorpreneur - that hideous buzzword that implies that because the Internet (capital 'I') has destroyed the creative world, authors, creatives have to - and I mean HAVE TO promote themselves and be at … Continue reading Dumb, dumb, smart, smart, dumb…….