Serial Saturday [Horror]: The Photograph #2

Another week in the bag, and let me tell you, I'm feeling good about that! Not that I'm another week older, but it's one week closer to the end of a whole mess of **** that I'm going through at the moment. Life can kick you in the rear end some times and leave you … Continue reading Serial Saturday [Horror]: The Photograph #2

Serial Saturday: [Horror] A Snap of the Fingers #5

Saturday again and time for another instalment of my story A Snap of the Fingers. This was a difficult story for me to write, because the main character is a ten year old boy, and when I was developing the idea for the story, my son was just a year or so older than SETH … Continue reading Serial Saturday: [Horror] A Snap of the Fingers #5

How to Maximise Instagram Engagement For Authors [Long Post]

Last week I wrote a post extolling the virtues of Instagram and why, as authors, it is a worthwhile platform to be on, as far as social media goes. Hopefully I convinced you to give it a try if you haven't already, or perhaps I gave you some ideas of things to work on to … Continue reading How to Maximise Instagram Engagement For Authors [Long Post]

Writing Uncomfortable Characters – Exploding Semen Man

Okay, so this is another interesting one for you. I think the image says it all. This post contains themes of an adult nature Last time I talked about writing a paedophile character and the difficulties I had with it. This time it's a character, or rather a set of characters that I've had floating … Continue reading Writing Uncomfortable Characters – Exploding Semen Man

Writing Uncomfortable Characters – Paedophiles

It’s International Women’s Day next week! At work, I’ve been trying to organise a photo competition, photographs of women which help break stereotypes and broaden perception, while celebrating the strength and diversity of women worldwide. So I’m trying to write something for a Facebook post, but it all seems to sound creepy: ‘We are looking … Continue reading Writing Uncomfortable Characters – Paedophiles