Never Write When You’re Drunk

Never Write When You’re Drunk

Writing and drinking don’t mix well. Old King Cole was a merry old soul when I caught up with him after an afternoon in a cheap motel with Little Bo Peep minus her sheep. Although he had to rush back to his counting house quite quickly, he did have time to answer a few of my questions. Yes, he was indeed the king in ‘Sing a Song of Sixpence, but he preferred that it be kept quiet. I pressed him about Jenny Wren but he refused to comment and then angrily stormed off. It was a pity for him that he didn’t notice the commotion going on outside as when

Ten Golden Rules Of Successful Writing

Ten Golden Rules Of Successful Writing

The very secret keys to successful writing For those of you who are either contemplating becoming an author, or those writers who want to get to the bestseller status fast, I thought I would share what I believe to be the ten prime factors for success. Some are highly technical while others require hours and hours of practice and perfection, but I am sure you will see the benefits very quickly. Ten Golden Rules For Successful Writing And Getting People To Buy Your Books. 1. Always include blank pages at the back of the book. this makes the book thicker, so looks like better value. 2. Be consistent with spelling

February The Fifth by Derek Haines

February the Fifth by Derek Haines

Insanely imaginative … intensely insightful  … just plain fun … A young fool becomes king and quickly discovers he has some very nasty enemies. Particularly the ones who are shooting at him. In a remarkable turn of events, a young man with a lot definitely not going for him, somehow manages to come to terms with a startling reality. He has to grow up. Being handicapped by not only having rather nasty acne and an odd eye impediment, he also has to suffer the fact that his name is February. Or at best, Feb to his very limited number of friends. While not at all wishing to rush into this startling

I Should Be Writing A Book, But ….

I Should Be Writing A Book, But ….

But blogging is so much fun Why? Well, first of all, blogs are shorter and much easier to write than a 100,000-word novel. Believe me, that many words is a lot of hard work. Not only do I have to concentrate for long periods of time, but I also have to make sure that all the words are spelt correctly and that my grammar is perfect. Whereas, in a blog, I can make little mistakes and drive the Grammar Nazis crazy. Their is nothing that soothes my soul more that having the Grammar Police visit my blog and increase my comment count once they have pounced on my typos and