Tag: #amwriting

Guest Post: Jo Zebedee – How I Lost My Agent.

This week, I bring you a guest post from Jo Zebedee author of the upcoming Abendau’s Heir from Tickety Boo Press. The lady has been through some trials despite/as well as getting that publishing contract. We authors fixate on goals, on getting up that “career ladder.” Perhaps it’s not so simple as climbing up to…


Strong Female Characters (or, why no one likes Sansa Stark).

I come from a town where the woman of the house didn’t take well to back chat, but gossip was expected – how else do you learn about what transpired the night before? A housewife was left to deal with the day to day while men were away at sea – after he had spent…


The Big Wide World

Nine Worlds happened this weekend, a convention for fans of anything ‘geek’. Games, comics, films, books and T.V. shows were all covered, spanning all age groups and geeky genres. Interesting and apropos academic panels merged well with the more traditional fan-based content. Panels and workshops covered making, creating, discussing, laughing, exploring and of course debating….


The End?

How do I know I’m done with the book? That question is one that wouldn’t go away. Is it finished? Is it ready for eyes other than my bloodshot, caffeine reinforced vision? Should there be this? What if my second chapter doesn’t work? How about I muck around on the net more? (SpikedMcgrath.com has a…