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 For an unpublished author this can be a critical time where self-confidence is challenged irrationally.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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Stream of Conscious Saturday. Cheers. #SoCS

“Dhampir. Subgroup Undead. Child offspring of union between vampire and human. Alternative variations; dhampyre, dhamphir, or dhampyr. Balkan folklore.” Mysteries of the Undead, Jeremiah Delalande.

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Stream of Conscious Saturday. Bug. #SoCS

“Ever cross into an unknown tomb to find a highly decorated catafalque then turn and run.” Mysteries of the Undead, Jeremiah Delalande.

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How Long it Takes to Create a Novel Isn’t Important, Writing it is. Inspiration From Author Ritu Bhathal #IWSG

Do you ever feel it’s taking too long to write your novel? What if I told you there is no prescribed timescale. Avoid internal pressure by learning from Ritu.
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Stream of Conscious Saturday. Grill. #SoCS

“If you are to host an inquisition then do so in a deep chamber with thick walls. There is nothing like the sounds of screaming to upset ones digestion.” Old gaoler saying in Ang Nafud.

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Goodreads: How to Promote a Book Effectively for Free


A collaborative post with Janice Wald and Melissa Marietta on how to use GoodReads to promote your books. Continue reading