Read the preview The people who know the most about living with a condition are the people who live with the condition.AEL Lyons Right before the first lockdown, way back in February of 2020, I met a woman at a group I attend. The group was for people with Multiple Sclerosis, their friends and family. … Continue reading It’s Not Horror, But It Can Be Pretty Scary – Living With A Long Term Health Condition
Promote Your Book With Images For Google Image Search – Justpublishingadvice.com
I've written several times in the past about using images with your blog, but not really about how to present those images. Using just the photos and images you include in your posts is another way to promote your work - something we (by that, I mean me) all need to do more of. I … Continue reading Promote Your Book With Images For Google Image Search – Justpublishingadvice.com
So, Composting a Human Body Is Now a Thing?
A few years ago I wrote my first novella, Die, Blossom, Bloom. In it I had this crazy notion that the poor protagonist had a secret to keep, and the secret was that he killed his wife. Not that killing his wife was particularly unusual, but I had this idea that because his wife was … Continue reading So, Composting a Human Body Is Now a Thing?
Top 10 Horror Story Podcasts that Will Terrify You — Horror Made
Ever miss being told a bedtime story that ends up freaking you out so much that you have feverish dreams of monstrous creatures? I did. So I figured I would bring you my favorite podcasts that fill my scary stories need. As a quick side note, I did a top 10 Horror Podcasts of 2014 and […]Top … Continue reading Top 10 Horror Story Podcasts that Will Terrify You — Horror Made
Dystopian — A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.
Saw this and had to chuckle. As a dad to two myself, my son trying everything to avoid studying for his GCSEs, I can relate to the homeschooling difficulties... One of the downsides of school at home is that it takes out the potential for no school – snow days. That’s more for me than … Continue reading Dystopian — A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.
Publishing 101 – Video Series by Luna Press Publishing – Introduction.
I recently came across part six of this video series which of course led me to search out part one in this series aimed at 'demystifying the publishing process for new authors'. In doing so, I discovered that there is a large amount of information here if you were thinking about writing that first book. … Continue reading Publishing 101 – Video Series by Luna Press Publishing – Introduction.
Vague Synopsis – Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
It is with heavy heart that I bring to a close the vague synopses of the first three, well, second three, well, six, seven and eight, whatever, Star Wars films. Today it is the turn of Return of the Jedi. As usual, if you haven't already seen this film please be aware that what follows … Continue reading Vague Synopsis – Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
The Zombie Apocalypse As Described By A Golf Commentator #3 And Thoughts On Fitting Everything In
Take me to the zombies The Zombie Survival Association Tour moves on today with its third competitor, Phil Woods. Phil was fortunate enough to become trapped in the pub at the start of the zombie apocalypse. Good for him, but the bar snacks are running dangerously low and someone is going to need to make … Continue reading The Zombie Apocalypse As Described By A Golf Commentator #3 And Thoughts On Fitting Everything In
The Zombie Apocalypse As Described By A Golf Commentator #2 Plus Thoughts on Health and Creativity
Jump to post apocalyptic golf Last week was the inaugural edition of this post apocalyptic golfing saga. In today's short instalment we meet our second contestant, Ken Beaufort. Ken lives out of a transit van in the city centre with his family, and his task today is to head out to meet more survivors and … Continue reading The Zombie Apocalypse As Described By A Golf Commentator #2 Plus Thoughts on Health and Creativity
Generating Ideas For Your Next Novel – Fiction University
Over on Fiction University, I found (amongst others) a huge list of ways to assist with the generation of story ideas. There are quite a few, but this post helpfully draws them together in one user-friendly list. Check it Out... Ideas and Brainstorming That first rush of an idea is always fun, but sometimes the … Continue reading Generating Ideas For Your Next Novel – Fiction University