blaming the writer

Blaming The Writer For Not Liking The Book

Kristine Rusch is fast becoming one of my favourite bloggers when it comes to business dealings for independent writers. She also has very insightful opinions on the state of the book industry today, such as this article.

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publishing quickly

How Fast Is Too Fast? When Publishing Quickly May Become a Liability

When it comes to writing my books, I am a speed demon. With a touch-typing speed of over 130 words per minute and a “pantser” writing style, it isn’t long before the smoke is rising from the keyboard.

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researching

Don’t Get Hung Up On Researching Every Little Thing

When The Renegade Spy came out, I inevitably had the nitpickers send me emails and Amazon reviews about inaccuracies they found in the book. Oh,…

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renegade spy

“The Renegade Spy” Is Out In Paperback!

When I was younger, I had four main ambitions in life – get married, have kids, have at least one dog, and get at least…

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renegade spy movie

Which Actors I Would Want In a Renegade Spy Movie

I think it’s only natural that when a writer writes a book, they instinctively visualise a certain actor or actress playing a particular role. For…

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the renegade spy

“The Renegade Spy” Is Out – Three Weeks Early!

After countless tweaks and rewrites, I spontaneously decided on Saturday to just call it finished and put it out. In doing so, I finally became…

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Thomas Sutherland

Former Beirut Hostage Thomas Sutherland – A Remembrance

It’s hard to believe but I started writing professionally 28 years ago. Considering I am now 42, it doesn’t take a math genius to work…

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monologues

The Best Method To Start Writing – Listen to Monologues

I pride myself on being really good at what I do, which is writing. My wife always tells me how freaked out she is at…

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