Tag Archive | writing tips

Keeping It Simple

When you’re planning your novel you can let the planning run away with you. You can have your main plot, but then you build. With sub-plots and character profiles, scene descriptions, timelines – it can be a complex business and the planning can go on and on, running further and further away from your main […]

And now Christmas is here…

The festive period is almost upon us. For me, today marks the last day-job work day. And in truth I’m really ready for some time off. And not just for the sheer amount of commute travelling that I have to do – nor just to give my legs a rest from cycling to/from work and […]

Hindsight is not such a wonderful thing

The back story… Last week, on Friday, I had a nightmare time getting to work. Due to massive problems on the trains much of my journey was replaced by coach travel basically doubling my journey time. So two trains, a coach and a three mile walk later I finally arrived at work. The problems continued […]