Tag Archives: Creativity

WHERE I WRITE: ANNIE WHITEHEAD

I’m delighted to welcome Annie Whitehead as guest blogger for my series Where I Write. Annie writes novels set in the Anglo-Saxon era, a period where many of my books are set. In fact, we’ve both written books which feature … Continue reading

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Blog as memoir

In an idle moment I looked back at some of my earlier blogs on this site. I was surprised to discover that I started it in 2011, when we still lived in England. It’s strange to read about the things … Continue reading

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Rhythm

Two words I always struggle to spell correctly are yacht and rhythm.  It took me three attempts to write rhythm correctly and I gave up on yacht and used the spell checker.  (I’ve had to do it a second time … Continue reading

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Another Writing Tool

If you’ve been following my blog you’ll know that my newest novel ‘A Love Most Dangerous’ appeared without me intending it to at all. I sat down at my computer and doodled and the first few sentences appeared…. To be … Continue reading

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A Writing Tool Box

I’ve been using Scrivener to write my last few novels. It is simply the best writing tool I’ve ever used. It has so many tools and gizmos that I doubt I’ll ever make use of them, or want to, come … Continue reading

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When Inspiration Needs a Nudge

I’ve written earlier about what I consider to be the seven stages of writing:  Inspiration Incubation Perspiration Evaluation Extermination Resurrection Projection  There are links to this post and one about inspiration at the end of this post but today I’m … Continue reading

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