Writing the Deluge series

The Concept The idea for this series came from an article in The Guardian that described scientific research into combining organic materials with technology to create programmable “bots” that can carry out tasks automatically. The example they gave was of...
2019 Author Roundup

2019 Author Roundup

2019 was my most productive year in every way, most importantly in the number of new novels published. Some of the words written in 2019 will be published in 2020, but then the first two novels of 2019 were written the year before so it’s a case of swings and...

Back in the groove

Words Today=2659 Streak=891 Well, that’s the best day’s writing I’ve managed in a while. 2,659 words done by lunchtime. I have a theory that it’s partly influenced by what music I’m listening to on my Echo. I’ve been enjoying Laura...

Saving the Cat

Words Today=1024 Streak=888 Back to Makepeace & Grimes today, and I’ve been concluding one branch of the plot which means I’m ready to embark on another. In the past, this has meant simply kicking things off and seeing where I end up (this is called...

20 June 2019

Words Today=1462 Streak=881 So much for going back to Makepeace & Grimes. Having got quite excited after spending some time yesterday developing the characters for my next Post Apoc series, I decided to begin work on chapter 1 so I can get my co-writer’s...