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Gotten, Tannoy, and Trug

Another milestone. I just hit send and emailed the manuscript for my fourth book to my editor. It’s 134,200 words long which is roughly the same size as Winterwood. Silverwolf is scheduled for publication on Tuesday 3rd January 2017. It’s … Continue reading

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Listen to Good Advice, but Trust Yourself

I’m a great advocate of writers’ critique groups, either face to face or online, but every person you show your writing to will have a different opinion: “You over-explain.” “I don’t understand X, could you unpack it a little more?” … Continue reading

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Order Books For the Holidays

This is all about other people’s books because–well–BOOKS! We’re coming up to the gift-giving season, so don’t forget books. My mum, who will be 90 in January, is trying to read her way through all the Wilbur Smith back catalogue, … Continue reading

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Guest Interview on Diabolical plots

There’s a guest interview with me on the Diabolocal Plots Website which hosts the excellent Submission Grinder story nmarkets discovery tool. http://www.diabolicalplots.com/?p=12558

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The Three Letter Word

My son congratulated me on getting my three book publishing deal and we talked about the first book, Empire of Dust. He was interested in word counts, outlining and revision – the writing process in general. He’s in the middle … Continue reading

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Guest Post on Book View Cafe

So pleased to have the opportunity to answer Nancy Jane Moore’s interview questions on the ever-wonderful Book View Cafe blog. Here’s the piece: Whatever Makes You Weird.

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Guest Post on Chuck Wendig’s Terrible Minds Blog

I’m delighted to be on Chuck Wendig’s Terrible Minds blog in his series: Five Things I learned While Writing… In this case it’s Five Things I learned while Writing Empire of Dust, and here it is: http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2014/11/06/jacey-bedford-five-things-i-learned-writing-empire-of-dust/ Thanks, Chuck, much … Continue reading

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