Monthly Archives: August 2013

Jumping in at the Shallow End

So after a week of bringing together plot notes, I’ve now started writing the new book. Working title: Crossways. It’s a sequel to my space opera. Writing a sequel is in some ways easier and yet also more difficult. On … Continue reading

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Preparing for Milford

Four weeks to go to Milford 2013, a residential week-long writers’ conference in North Wales, at Trigonos, which hosts 15 published speculative fiction writers. It’s a week of intense workshopping of works in progress. There are no teachers and students, … Continue reading

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Seven Short Men and a Waif

I’m working on a new short story, the third in a trilogy of shorts for my upcoming story collection, Only Soaring, due to be published by Speculicious in the UK later this year or early next. Entitled Seven Short Men … Continue reading

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Bated Breath

I’m in a holding pattern. I’ve had a dream offer from a dream publisher, signed up with a top-notch agent and now I have to sit on my hands while Agent Amy talks to <publisher> some time this coming week. … Continue reading

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