Fear Of Evil by John Yeoman My rating: 5 of 5 stars I thoroughly enjoyed reading this first novel from John Yeoman. I do wonder, however, just what category it should go into? On the one hand, it is an historical murder mystery; on the other it is a textbook for writing students on how… Read More Book Review: Fear of Evil
Terry Harvey is dead. There’s no doubt of it all. He’s absolutely a dead man. His mam is going to kill him when she sees what he’s done to his brand new trousers. Jimmy stood half in the stream not unsympathetic to his best friend’s whimpering as he tried to wash down the boy’s trousers… Read More Day 7 – A Life Lived Through Stories: Into the Dark Woods
There is a beach, not that far from where I live, which enjoys relative seclusion. When the weather is nice (not something that happens often in northern climes) it is a good place to stretch one’s legs. The beach itself is uneven and rocky with irregular patches of clear sand but the concrete promenade runs… Read More Day 6 – A Life Lived Through Stories: The Old Man on the Beach
I stood at the back door of the house, trembling, looking into the blackness which almost oozed out of the windows like a giant leech. I was here again after so many years. What brought me back, I had asked myself, but the question remained unanswered. I had broken free of its grip a long… Read More Day 3 – A Life Lived Through Stories: Ghost
As part of the NaNoWriMo event, I have decided to write my next book in front of everyone, posting the words onto this blog and commenting on the process on its sister blog; kenthinksaloud. My aim is to complete 60,000 words by the end of November and publish a revised version in December. Please feel… Read More Day 1 – A Life Lived Through Stories: Introduction
I’ve decided that while the article-writing side to my freelance business is flourishing it is to the detriment of the fiction side. I know I’ve got to make a living at the end of the day so I’m not complaining that the non-fiction work is going so well (it’s nice to be in demand!). However,… Read More My New Book Project for November
I’m away on a ‘Research Holiday’ in Thailand at the moment so here’s another reblog from WITS. If you like following plans and layouts to help you build a frame to your novel-writing, this is worth its weight in gold. Highly recommended. Figuring Out Your Story’s Turning Points | Writers In The Storm Blog.
Relax – I won’t post every day as I battle through JulNoWriMo. But, as my first official post on my new blog site all dedicated to things to do with writing and it is the first of July, I thought I would begin here. Besides, it’s thanks to JulNoWriMo that this blog has come to be at all. After… Read More JulNoWriMo – Day One