How to write real clunkier, and kinda awkward.

Hi I haven’t posted in a while, but thought I’d pen this. Ignore maxims, like ‘show don’t tell.’ I read an absurd thing in a book about creative writing. It compared 2 bits of writing, a piece of dialogue describing a man  dismissing a woman from her job. The first example used words like ‘sadness […] Read more…

A Slang Word For Penis.

I’m writing this blog post because I’m blocked. And I know that I’m blocked because I’ve spent fifteen minutes deciding whether to use ‘todger’ or ‘wanger’ as a reference to the male genitalia – and this mammoth decision, that no doubt will have a huge impact on the cannon of literature, is in a line of […] Read more…

Comment on new novel – Justine Solomons (Byte the Book)

Justine Solomons runs one of the most successful networking organisation for writers and people in the publishing industry. She attracts top agents and publishers to her events, held monthly at The Groucho Club. She recently read my new novel, Envy And the Veil. Here are her comments. It’s sometimes good to blow your own trumpet, […] Read more…

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