Rachael Ritchey on The Making of an Anthology.

Last November saw me alongside fifteen other authors published in The Crux Anthology. This is Rachael’s story on how it unfolded.
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Writers Block, is it all in Your Head? How to Beat it by Being a Mindful Writer. #ISWG

“Deep into the darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.” Edgar Allan Poe. Continue reading

Finished or Thought About NaNoWriMo? Ever Considered What Makes An Author Prolific? #ISWG

“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.” Louis L’Amour Continue reading

The Crux Anthology. Sixteen Authors From Around The Globe in One Book. Out 26 November 2018.

There was once a short story competition. The winners now find themselves about to be published. Some for the very first time…. Continue reading

Thoughts on Success During #NaNoWriMo. It’s Not All About Hitting The Word Count. #ISWG

Let me say it again: You must not come lightly to the blank page.” Stephen King
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Isolation is Linked to High Level Creativity. This is Why an Author Should Dedicate Solitary Time to Write. #ISWG

“I would get a lot of writing done if I lived in isolation in a cave under a swamp.” Claire Cameron.
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Author Spotlight: Derek and Dave Philpott. Dear Mr Popstar, Your Lyrics Make No Sense!

“I have passed your letter on to my lawyer, a restraining order will shortly be in place. Let that be the end of it. What wonderful madness.” Glenn Gregory, Heaven 17.

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Many New Authors Find Writing Can be a Very Solitary Existence. It Doesn’t Have to be? #ISWG

Writing can be a very lonely pursuit. For an unpublished author this can be a critical time where self-confidence is challenged irrationally.
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Stream of Conscious Saturday. Tee, tea or a word beginning with “t”. #SoCS

“Deja vu is an underrated tool of the subconscious. It is, if you like, a psychic alarum suggesting reality has fluxed.” On Chronomancy, Jeremiah Delalande.

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Stream of Conscious Saturday. Organ. #SoCS

“The field surgeon has one great enemy in battle. Halflings, dwarves, elves and humans all live inside it. A barrier between innards and evisceration.” Know your organs 1st Edition, Rasmus Greybeard.

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