Time machines, comfort food, and the Salem Witch Trials

Okay, let’s tackle the time machine first, which is actually a reference to a new programme I’ve been binge watching – Timeless. This isn’t specifically a review post, but it is a pretty cool show. Once I got over the ‘oh my god, that’s Luka from ER’ and concentrated on the action, I discovered aContinue reading “Time machines, comfort food, and the Salem Witch Trials”

Easier said than done #AtoZChallenge – Peculiar ‘Pen fellows’ – Quirks only a writer can understand

Easier said than done Okay, picture this. Your novel is finished, the latest word count is around ninety thousand words, and you’re finally satisfied the story is ready to share with your betas. After all the blood, ink and tears, the sleepless nights, the assurances to your family that you’re still alive inside your writingContinue reading “Easier said than done #AtoZChallenge – Peculiar ‘Pen fellows’ – Quirks only a writer can understand”

Faithful Friend – Thursday Photo Prompt #writephoto

First of all, Happy Thanksgiving everyone. We might not celebrate in the UK, but we can still be thankful for the gifts we’ve been given. I’m thankful for my two beautiful daughters, my supportive family, and my friends. It was thinking of my internet friends, and realising I’ve been absent for so long, that promptedContinue reading “Faithful Friend – Thursday Photo Prompt #writephoto”

Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge – Waiting Game

This week for the Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge (#WQWWC) the theme is Autumn. The quote I chose is by George Eliot: Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns. George Eliot. There is something truly magnificent aboutContinue reading “Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge – Waiting Game”

Sleeping Giant #writephoto

Written in response to Sue Vincent’s Thursday Photo Prompt. Thanks for the inspiration, Sue 🙂 “What does it mean?” Tamaya stared at the water, which had gathered in the frozen eye socket of Medea, the sleeping giant of Nearyon. She studied Aaron’s reflection as it fluttered across the surface in the beginnings of a wateryContinue reading “Sleeping Giant #writephoto”

5 Tips for Improving Dialogue

I recently had a discussion with a fellow writer about dialogue, and decided to share the processes I use to improve authenticity within my work. TIPS FOR IMPROVING DIALOGUE Give your imaginary friends a voice: I’ve talked about this before, but I often allow my characters free rein to have a discussion out of context,Continue reading “5 Tips for Improving Dialogue”

The Action, Humor, & Cussing of CROSSING BEDLAM has ARRIVED! #ValentinesDay

Originally posted on Legends of Windemere:
The Rated-R Post-Apocalyptic Action Comedy Adventure is finally here! Cover Art by Jon Hunsinger The United States of America has been crippled. Violently contained by a global military force and left without its leaders, the country has become shattered and chaotic. A decade has passed since the first strike…