On Acting

  Someone pointed out that I never post about my acting. There are a few good reasons... Stage As my mother's Alzheimer's ate away at her over the past few years, I could not commit to a play being staged months in the future. During those years, I daily expected a call requiring urgent travel …

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Thanksgiving

Being British, I don't celebrate Thanksgiving, but I have a few things to be thankful for at this time and I'm gonna brag about it! Two short stories published earlier in 2015 and more have already been "snapped up" by publishers for anthologies to be published in 2016... The Future Is Short #2 anthology (June 2015) includes …

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Paradisi Chronicles

I mentioned the Paradisi Chronicles "co-operative" project in an earlier post. I've worked before in loose-knit shared-world projects, such as the  "No Revolution Is Too Big" anthology, but Paradisi Chronicles is different. Let me explain how... In July, 2014, best-selling author Hugh Howey's blog (Your Fear is My Opportunity) challenged traditional publishers to innovate. One suggestion was …

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WRITE, DARE, SUBMIT – Guest Post

Today's post is a departure - a guest post from I.O. Kirkwood - but still within my "How to get Published" series theme. IO is a rising writer with a refreshing viewpoint. She, too was an unpublished writer until recently.  Now read on... WRITE, DARE, SUBMIT Write Since the age of 12, in almost 32 years, I …

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More “Revolutions”

Over the past few months, I have worked with an excellent team of writers to produce the science fiction series, "No Revolution Is Too Big". Each part is written by a different author in a "shared world" approach, based around the adventures of a particular alien. We all pursued this alien across time and space …

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Team Writing

  I recently mused about writers having more ideas than time. Is there a solution to the conflict between over-inspiration in a finite lifespan? How about sharing the load? The Association of Ghostwriters claims 50% of best-sellers are ghosted. Shocked? The Old Masters of painting sketched out their ideas on canvas, leaving students to produce …

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No Revolution Is Too Big: Finspace

I am proud to announce that the latest in the series is my own work. The alien Rescue Broker, Stelfson, visits a teenage Earth girl with whom he had worked as a small child, leaving confused memories. He needs a good swimmer for a mission to help a peaceful aquatic race who are being oppressed …

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No Revolution Is Too Big: Vol 5

(This series is highly recommended...) Series Originator, Mike Lynch says... Rescue Brokers are one of the most notorious professions known in the galaxy, and the most benevolent, for the right price. Of them all, Stelfson has set himself apart. He has transformed himself into human and saved a race threatened with extinction, freed an enslaved …

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No Revolution Is Too Big: Vol 4

A few days ago, I told you about the SciFi series, "No Revolution Is Too Big". Each story in the series is written by a different author and explores the universe devised by bestselling author, Mike Lynch. Volumes 1,2 and 3 had already been released when I wrote, and now Volume 4 is available from Amazon and …

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