I just saw this eBook “review” for a series of newly released romances geared for the forthcoming Christmas season: Continue reading
I updated my MacBook 2011 yesterday to OS Sierra, Apple having dumped the “OSX” aura while thinking we needed Siri of all things on our laps as if we’re so incapacitated that we can’t type a query into Google—which of course is the whole point of having an inbuilt keyboard. Continue reading
Last year when I started this blog, I lamented the fact that I simply couldn’t write pithy emails. For some reason, my emotion for people tripped me up so gushingly I may as well have written to a guy from Staples: Continue reading
One of the best books on the writing life I’ve ever discovered is a classic written in 1994 by “Fahrenheit 451” author, Ray Bradbury when he was 74. Continue reading
Most writers will stumble over this conundrum in their lives at some point and most like me, will consider it the epitome of writer’s block. Continue reading
I noticed the last thing I posted about the fantastic Ulysses writing app came some months ago now. Well, how’s this surprise Mac App Store find going? Shortly after that post I did in fact, go and buy its iPhone version too.
And I can’t praise enough, how operating both desktop and mobile have exploded my productivity skywards. Continue reading
Ask writing students why they write and you’ll usually arrive at a common spread of answers.
Think about it yourself. If you’re reading this blog because you’ve decided to write for a living, what made you choose this path? Continue reading
Do they still teach what we used to call “script” writing in schools? I guess it was called “cursive” writing then too. Continue reading
My writing philosophy is clear, if you haven’t grabbed your audience in the first twenty seconds, they’re gone. It’s the principle of never being stupid enough to judge a book by its cover but you can sure tell a hell of a lot by its first few sentences. Continue reading
I recall a moment just over three months ago with the release of the Harry Potter script “The Cursed Child” when something unique happened. It gave me so much joy. Continue reading