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Writing A Novel #4 I Still Don’t Have A Title Yet

This is a weekly blog which charts my progress, or lack thereof, as I write the fourth book in my Eddie Flynn series.  The “weekly” aspect of this blog has become a little loose. Apologies for not posting last week. I can make it up to you. More of that, anon. I’m just over 10,000 […]

Writing A Novel #3 I Still Don’t Have A Title Yet

This is a weekly blog which charts my progress, or lack thereof, as I write the fourth book in my Eddie Flynn series.    The first line is important. For a lot of readers it will be the first time they get to read your work. In a way, the reader is meeting the writer […]

Writing A Novel #2 – I Still Don’t Have a Title.

Beginnings.   Writing a book, for me at least, doesn’t start with pen and paper or a blank screen. The book begins with two ingredients: An idea. Time. I have no clue where ideas come from. Stories pop into my head at random. It’s the same for every writer. You can get an idea anywhere […]

Writing A Novel #1 – I Don’t Have A Title Yet.

  It’s been a while since I’ve had time to update the blog, mostly because I haven’t felt compelled to put anything up here that I felt was worthwhile. Plus, I’ve been busy.    Things have changed my friends and now you can look forward to a weekly blog from me. What’s the content of […]

What’s New?

How have you been? Good? Excellent. Oh, apart from what? No, I don’t want to see that. Put your shirt back on, please. Yes, it looks every bit as horrific as you described. Go and see a doctor, get it removed, have it shot and take it to a taxidermist. Anyway… Greetings, Can you smell […]

A New Year, A New Book

  Happy New Year to all of you. It’s been one hell of a year. In a good way. And to celebrate, click on the image of The Cross, above, and courtesy of the good people from Orion Books you can download it from Amazon for FREE for the whole month of January. That’s right, […]

The Defense, The Cross, The Plea and a partridge in a pear…

Hello. Is it me you’re looking for? Cause I wonder where you are. And I wonder what you do. Are you somewhere feeling…*slap* Sorry about that.   Since I last posted a blog, I’ve had a great time at the Edinburgh Book Festival with my Orion buddy Mason Cross, I was soundly beaten at pool […]

A Catch Up And A Cuppa

There has been plenty to report. But I haven’t had the time. I really don’t have much time now. At the moment I’m writing book 3 (YES BOOK BLOODY 3) in the Eddie Flynn series, completing the second round of edits for Book 2 in the series and doing a hundred and one other things. […]