Writing About Writing About Writing: Advanced Reading

I know, I know – I owe a January summary – that’ll come next week. However I am dropping in to shout out about an Advanced Reading Copy I’ve just been sent from Luna Press who have very kindly sent me a copy of “Specalutive Fiction for Newbies” by Tiffani Angus & Val Nolan. Here’sContinue reading “Writing About Writing About Writing: Advanced Reading”

It’s the end of the year (and I feel fine)

My book roundup for 2022 I read 127 books in 2022 – I read 154 in 2021 (I’ve been keeping track since 2010 on LibraryThing, my standout year I read 165, since 2010 I don’t think I’ve read less than 100 books a year) Standouts for me Queen of Clouds by Neil Williamson – lovelyContinue reading “It’s the end of the year (and I feel fine)”

Writing About Writing About Writing 25

Part 25 of an intermittent series where I read or re-read the writing books on my shelf to see if they’re worth keeping. See previous part here and Index of all books here. Bit of a mixed bag this time round as I finished off (or not) a few books that I was trying to get finished. First up wasContinue reading “Writing About Writing About Writing 25”

This bird wouldn’t “voom” if you put four million volts through it!

I’m just back from the Meddwlcoed retreat and raring to go on the novel revision after making extensive notes on it all weekend. But this blog post is about the situation with a certain blue bird. With the shenanigans at Twitter I’m reviving the idea of creating an email newsletter. It’s been on the backburnerContinue reading “This bird wouldn’t “voom” if you put four million volts through it!”

Writing about Writing about Writing 24

Part 24 of an intermittent series where I read or re-read the writing books on my shelf to see if they’re worth keeping. See previous part here and Index of all books here. WAWAW rises from the mists of time – I last did a post almost a year ago but due to ‘the circumstances’Continue reading “Writing about Writing about Writing 24”

Writing About Writing About Writing Review 23

And so the return of Writing About Writing About Writing and a new review. In the previous post I explained that one of the types of writitng books I have on the shelf is ‘Exercise and Prompt’ books. I also promised: “I’m going to be using those exercise and prompt books to practise and comeContinue reading “Writing About Writing About Writing Review 23”