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Self-Publishing Advice

You don’t have to struggle all on your own. There’s plenty of advice available from independent authors and self-publishers – and the following video is a good place to start. Joanna Penn chairs a panel of seven experienced indie authors … Continue reading

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Foam Therapy

Agatha Christie is supposed to have said that doing the dishes is a good time for planning a book. Even the actor Liam Neeson, in an interview for Vanity Fair, quite a few years back, admitted to finding washing up … Continue reading

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A Turning of the Tide

Book 3 of An Irish Family Saga is available as a pre-order on Amazon. ‘A Turning of the Tide’ finds James McGrother once again forced to make difficult decisions while he picks up the pieces of other people’s lives.

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How to Kill One of Your Characters

The problem with developing your characters and making them as realistic as possible is that when you have to kill one of them, you hesitate. I’m at a point in my latest book where I need to write a death … Continue reading

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Hunting for the Muse.

I know it’s in here somewhere. It’s nine o’clock on a Saturday morning and I have been chasing the Muse around my  head for at least an hour. Whenever I did manage to catch up with it, I squeezed another … Continue reading

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