Editing is just like writing, except hateful, and in reverse.– Robert Brockway, “How to Become an Author in 5 Incredibly Difficult Steps” (via factorypoems)
Your words in my book →
I want to add a short story to the back of my book, kind of like when films have that little extra scene after the credits. Therefore, I am launching a quick competition to find that story. The winner of the competition will have their entry added exclusively to the print edition of my novel. I’m looking for a short story, no longer than 2000 words, no less than 1500. It must be an action...
The Day Clara Got A Cold Call
The shrill bell of the phone made Clara jump with a start. She had evidently dozed off during Murder She Wrote. Instead of perky Mrs Fletcher she now saw that irritating man with the gappy teeth helping people buy antiques. How annoying, Clara thought, now I’ll never know who killed George. The persistent tring tring of the phone was starting to grate, but, for a moment, Clara pondered...
Learn more about the first adventure here... →
This website will help you discover a world of adventure that will take you beyond the book. This is you chance to learn a lot more about the exciting world of Clara and discover the background behind the people, places and events that you will read about in her debut adventure, Clara Bow and the Seal of Solomon.
As Bright as the fading Ark →
In addtition to The Seal of Solomon I am writing this sci-fi tale. It is an ongoing experiment in first draft writing. I write it directly to blogger, warts and all, as a personal challenge to present an enjoyable serial style story wthout the luxury of revision or editing. Once it has been written it is canon, because those following will not know, or not appreciate it, if I make character or...