Talking shop

On an earlier post, I mentioned my plan to institute a business/marketing session to my writing schedule and Sunday I made my first attempt. I found myself doing this in order to try to get some momentum going to what has been an otherwise erratic publishing schedule...

Post Con

I have returned from the 2011 Eastercon (Illustrious). Held annually, this is where readers, writers, editors, agents and publishers of SF gather once a year to talk SF, catch up and drink. It’s a good place for an aspiring author (or artist for that matter) to...

Eastercon

Just for those that are interested, I shall be attending. Please don’t be shy (I am): come and say hello. This year, I am also having my first crack at some panels without the F3 crew backing me up and so will be moderating two panels: – “Can you...

3 is the magic number

This blog is three today. Back in 2007, when I started the blog, I wasn’t entirely convinced I’d be able to keep it going. I have had a variety of web presences over the years since 1998 when I dragged my arse up to Bradford to Get Educated but none have...

Near yet far

I didn’t quite hit my deadline. As of two minutes ago I did finish the major rewrite on The Scarred God’s fifth draft. However, strictly speaking it will need a line edit; a continuity check; and probably a slight trim for length. These will probably be...