Monthly Archives: June 2016

#28 go on holiday

For aspiring writers, the holiday is often the time when they take a break from their day to day job and spend some time writing. For me, the holiday is an excellent opportunity for writing avoidance.  This year I have … Continue reading

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#27 Get the second rejection for the first novel and send it to another agent.

So the second rejection arrived. This time without any feedback so no pointers involving time consuming rewrites, just onto the next agent on the list which meant rewriting the covering letter, checking the synopsis and making sure that the sample … Continue reading

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#26 Watch the European Championships

There’s never been a better excuse for avoiding a bit of writing than watchIng a major football tournament. Attending the competition in perso is obviously the best option, hanging out in bars with other supporters enjoying the atmosphere of the … Continue reading

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#25 Watch your country vote to leave the European Union

It’s almost impossible to get down to writing this morning with the news that the UK has voted to leave the EU. David Cameron, having got the country into this mess has decided to jump the sinking ship, Scotland is … Continue reading

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