Category Archives: Motivations

Marketing or Writing?

I have wanted to be a writer since I was 12. I got an A+ for a story in school, and then wrote more in my own time. At 18, I used my Care-Leaving Grant (a small endowment for leaving State … Continue reading

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So what’s the plan …?

A quick scroll down previous posts will reveal a rather alarming trend – procrastination. If I may wax lyrical – procrastination is avoidance disguised as real life. Maybe I blog only when I need to lift myself from my latest … Continue reading

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Writing – what are you willing to sacrifice …?

Yes, it’s been months since I wrote anything here.  I know. And I have no great announcements to make – aside from the fact that my Uni coursework actually put me off writing.  This is strange for a course that … Continue reading

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Writing and commerce

Somewhere in the UK at the moment, someone is celebrating a £46 million Eurolottery win. Did you feel it – the brief twinge of jealousy?  That someone is set for life, lucky beyond their wildest dreams, never to have to … Continue reading

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A letter to Facebook …

Hi, remember me? Erm … I gave you up two weeks ago … I’ve not missed you, you know, not at all – okay, that isn’t entirely true.  When its quiet, the kids asleep and there’s nothing on T.V. I … Continue reading

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Personal epiphanies and spare change

Quite a long time since my last post … the stats have flatlined, and I’m sick of staring at the same blog post al the time! Since that last post I’ve started a new book, (again) and burned my way to 12 … Continue reading

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Target Audience

So, you might well ask, who am I writing for?  This is a very involved question. I am a geek, (shock horror) and will proudly proclaim my Trekkness and my Jedi abilities, and I don’t give a Frak who knows i!.  Despite the … Continue reading

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