Latest Posts Under: Writing Tid Bits

Playing with Potter

In a world largely structured to drive compliance, routine, conformity and status quo, there is most certainly a hunger for adventurous creative entertainment that provides people a reprieve from their daily consumer driven lives. In fact, its big business, if you get it right.  

Thesaurus

Every word holds an essence of magic because it conveys a message, which is then left with the recipient to interpret. The way it is understood can vary by association to the context it is placed within, known as a sentence. Then evolving into greater affordability of clarity or confusion when placed within a paragraph. Its simplicity exists …

WANTIN 2015 Readers Choice Winner

I’m moved to say the least in regard to the overwhelming positive response I have received from readers who enjoy the creative contemporary fantasy based fiction that I have been putting out into the ether via the various self publishing platforms available. There are so many fantastic works of fantasy fiction now being developed for readers to consume I found …

Concept to Creation

Let me tell you a little secret about any creative pursuit, it affords the freedom to do as you wish with no rules or constraints other than the ones you chose to impose. It doesn’t get much sweeter than this in terms of placing every single person on an equal footing to excel in what they …

2015 Readers Choice Awards Nominee

I didn’t imagine in my wildest dreams that not one but three of my books would become nominated finalists in the McWood Publishing ‘We Said it: Literary Reviews – 2015 Readers Choice Awards’.

Words don’t come easy

I’ve been writing voluntarily since I was knee high to a grass hopper and was often perplexed that after countless stories, I am still not lost for ideas. Thirty plus years later and I find myself in a position where I feel the pressure of time escaping my ability to capture all that is within me …

Mind Mapping ~ A writers tool

I’ve mentioned it before and I will repeat it again here. I LOVE my Apple iPad and all the apps that are created for use on it. I can’t begin to tell you how integral it has become in assisting me to capture what I am thinking anywhere at any time. It’s truly made a …

Writers Story Board

Purchasing an Apple iPad was life changing for me. I rarely leave home without it. The amount of apps that are designed with writers in mind, the quality of the layout and development is truly stellar. I have loaded hundreds of apps on mine and I can honestly say that I utilize a majority of them …