Magic Bites Review

I’m kinda late to the Kate Daniels party. Embarrassingly late. So I decided to haul some arse* and read a bit of the chick whose sword needs a feed, kinda like your weirdo best friend’s pet snake needs a frozen mouse. Also, I want to know more about the serious Narnia lion on the covers. […]

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  • 26/01/2017

Writing at Light Speed: Chris Fox 5000 Words Per Hour Experience

Yes, I’m still proceeding with the Grand Chris Fox Experiment, although it’s morphed from researching a market to writing now. I’m pleased to say that I’m three quarters of the way through the first draft of The Night Lily, that’s around 48,000 words of what I expect to be a 70-80K novel once finished. The aim […]

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  • 09/09/2016

Day 2: Write to Market

It’s Day 2 and I’m working my way through the exercises in Chis Fox’s Write to Market: Deliver a Book That Sells So how did I go? To tell you the truth, it wasn’t too hard. I had to find three genres on Amazon that I’d be interested in writing AND which conform to certain criteria […]

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  • 22/08/2016

The Grand Chris Fox Experiment

My biggest problem as a writer has always been finishing. Like many writers, I’ve got a harddrive (and a cupboard) full of abandoned manuscripts or handwritten foolscap tomes that I’ve written and rewritten. And, let me tell you, I’ve been writing books since I was 12 (that was way back in 1979), so I’ve got […]

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  • 12/04/2016