On Writing

The good, the bad and the ugly! This section is all about writing.


One remarkable man’s struggle to be heard

If you’re thinking this seems a little more serious than my usual posts, then you’d be right — unsurprising when you’ve just sat down to eat lunch and end up...
Seer’s Hope revived

Seer’s Hope revived

I’ve been slack with website posts, I know. Sorry, guys! But I do have a good excuse: I’ve been rewriting an old manuscript — the very first one I ever wrote, in fact....

Quote of the week from Mark Coker

Quote of the week–or perhaps year–comes from the uber-discerning and marketing-savvy Mark Coker of Smashwords: “Pay attention to romance.  Study it.  Read it. ...

They’re heeeeere!

Gotta love a guy who’ll put aside working on his own project to help you with yours — and without you even having to nag or not-so-subtly hint ask, either *g* What am...
Love is in the Air

Love is in the Air

Hot off the press from the Romance Writers of New Zealand publicity officer: LOVE IS IN THE AIR! Now is the time to get serious about that novel you’ve been writing. Romance...
A Love Affair: Romance Writing in the 21st Century

A Love Affair: Romance Writing in the 21st Century

Hi all, This one’s for Aucklanders–or anyone who’s in Auckland on 18th June: WHAT: Writers Lounge: A Love Affair — Romance Writing in the 21st Century WITH:...

FOGH: Sneak peek snippets

Hi all, Just a quick post to let you know where I’m at with the sequel for Freaks of Greenfield High: currently 50,000 words down and around 20,000 to go — Woohoo! So close...

eBook Cover-love

Even when I haven’t entered a cover in Joel Friedlander’s monthly e-Book Cover Design Awards, I religiously read his posts to see what’s new in covers, and to take...