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Head of State: The Original Pitch

I have had at least three people ask me how I pitched Head of State, as Obverse Books currently have open submissions for their Faction Paradox range, and mine is the most recent Faction Paradox novel. My pitch was actually … Continue reading

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On writing when aphantasic (attn @LoyaulteMeLie )

This post may be a bit disjointed, because I’m not particularly well today, or coherent, but it’s been several days since I wrote anything at all here, and I had an interesting Twitter discussion yesterday, and I wanted to get … Continue reading

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The Joys Of Edge Cases

I use the word processor LyX to write my books in, and have done for several years. I’ve recommended it to everyone I can — I believe it’s the best word processor, by far, I’ve ever come across. However, I’ve … Continue reading

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First 25 Pages of New Novel, for Patreons

For those who are donating $1 a month or more, you can now read the first 25 pages of my new novel at Patreon. I decided the reason I was going so slowly with this compared with my other writing … Continue reading

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Progress Report On The Novel

I know nobody likes to read process posts by writers, but I feel a sense of obligation to the people who have backed my Patreon campaign to let them know about my non-blog writing, so you’ll get this every so … Continue reading

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Review: Several Books on Writing

A few days ago, I linked to a pay-what-you-want bundle of ebooks of writing advice, on the principle that all the writers were, if nothing else, people who managed to earn (in many cases very good) livings from writing, and … Continue reading

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A request for writing help…

We all know that writer’s block can be a very real problem. I’ve not got it quite that bad — in fact I’m having a fairly productive few weeks — but I do have a problem. I’ve mentioned recently that … Continue reading

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