Tag: Writing

Convention Fever

Here’s where you’ll find me in 2019 July 13th Edge Lit 8 The Quad, Derby As well as exploring the event’s outstanding content, I’ll be hosting the Welcome event at Derby’s Edge-Lit 8. Science Fiction and Fantasy is always a welcoming genre, but turning up to an event without knowing anyone can be daunting.  This…


East Riding Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing Day School

With November’s HumberSFF now a happy memory, there’s lots on the horizon to make sure that 2019 will be a busy one. While not all of it involves writing, it’s still going to be a fun year for me. To start, I’m delivering a Writing Day School at the East Riding Theatre, Beverley. As Beverley’s…


Demons

Writers are used to rejection. (Here’s a collection of woe-is-me turned wow stories. There’s  this, or even this one are all relevant to the great wheel of rejection) Where ever a writer might be on the career scale, best seller or new to the market there is still rejection. It comes with the job. The…


Do Your Research: A Guide to Avoiding Trouble.

I’m working with some amazingly dedicated small presses across on SFFWorld, and they are dedicated to getting the job right. Small but Mighty, a feature due to go live later this week, was set up to highlight that fact, and to give these hard working people a place to shout about the result of their…


Story Teller

Back in the 80’s Marshall Cavendish published a collection of stories. No biggy right? Wrong. These stories were released once a fortnight with a cassette tape for you to listen and read-a-long with. Hidden within the magazine’s pages were tales from Oscar Wilde, poems from J. R. R. Tolkien and classics like Hansel and Gretel,…