Writing About Writing About Writing Review 15

Part 15 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 Well it’s 2021 and I’ve read a whole bunch (although only skim read a couple tbh) of writing books I realised that in a previous article I saidContinue reading “Writing About Writing About Writing Review 15”

Interview with Tej Turner

I spoke to Tej about his new book: Bloodsworn “Everyone from Jalard knew what a bloodoath was. Legendary characters in the tales people told to their children often made such pacts with the gods. By drawing one’s own blood whilst speaking a vow, people became ‘Bloodsworn’.   And in every tale where the oath was broken, theContinue reading “Interview with Tej Turner”

A Tiding of Magpies Reissued

The Reissue of my first collection – A Tiding of Magpies – will be published on the 3rd of January. It’s available to preorder here (preorder for the paperback coming soon) I’ve added a new afterword, there are some new stories and the whole book has had a re-edit and has been spruced up. MyContinue reading “A Tiding of Magpies Reissued”

Writing About Writing About Writing Review 14

Part 14 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 As I discussed last time I moved onto How to Story books reading books on story structure and storytelling First up was The Writer’s Journey by Christopher VoglerContinue reading “Writing About Writing About Writing Review 14”

NaNo, NaNo NaNo, NaNo NaNo there’s (Na)No limits

There’s no WAWAW this week as I’ve been trying to keep up with NaNoWriMo wordcounts (spoiler – I’m behind) if you’re doing NaNo then feel free to add me as a buddy – I’m on there as Psutto. I’ve sent the two novellas for the secret project to the publisher (one was finished using NaNoContinue reading “NaNo, NaNo NaNo, NaNo NaNo there’s (Na)No limits”

Writing About Writing About Writing Review 13

Part 13 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 Part 13 on Friday the 13th you say? What could possibly go wrong… First up this time round, continuing the ‘generic writing books by actual authors’ is ChuckContinue reading “Writing About Writing About Writing Review 13”

Writing About Writing About Writing Review 12

Part 12 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 As I said last time round I’m doing NaNoWriMo (currently at 6074 words which is off the pace!) so less reading time available. However I did manage toContinue reading “Writing About Writing About Writing Review 12”

Writing About Writing About Writing Review 11

Part 11 of an intermittent series (although it does seem to be fairly mittent until now) where I read or re-read the writing books on my shelf to see if they’re worth keeping. See previous part here Getting this in before I probably neglect this blog for NaNoWriMo (although it’s not National and I’m notContinue reading “Writing About Writing About Writing Review 11”

Writing About Writing About Writing Review 10

Part 10 (although the numbering is becoming ever more inaccurate due to going off at tangents. This one includes a mini-tangent) 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 As I hinted in the last blog I’ve beenContinue reading “Writing About Writing About Writing Review 10”