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What is the correct way to write speech in a novel?

I have recently had a friend of mine ask why they see so many different takes on speech punctuation throughout different books. So I thought I would use my own years worth of research, and not only answer the question but show one of the common takes on what should be done, punctuation-wise. Why do… Continue reading What is the correct way to write speech in a novel?

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Let’s talk book Marketing!

Hi everyone. Those of you who frequent my blog may have noticed a minor change in the form of a new menu, Articles, which possess two subsections; Digital Marketing, and Writing Tips Here you will not only easily find any useful tips I share going forward, but also information on marketing. (No, I am not… Continue reading Let’s talk book Marketing!

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Remedy is New Apple’s 2017 Solo Medallist in Fantasy!

I am really pleased to announce that Remedy, book three in The Forgotten Legacies series, has been chosen as the Solo Medallist in Fantasy for the New Apple Book awards 2017! I found out on the 15th February and I've been grinning ever since. To my shame it has taken me this long to announce… Continue reading Remedy is New Apple’s 2017 Solo Medallist in Fantasy!

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Remedy, insight and information.

September 1st is quickly approaching and that can only mean one thing, the next book in The Forgotten Legacies series will soon be out. Instead of bombarding you with several posts containing cover work and promotional images, I thought I would condense it all into one. Although I do have some more amazing pictures on… Continue reading Remedy, insight and information.

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Author interview: A J Chaudhury

Symposium Saturday welcomes author A.J. Chaudhury, writer of fantasy and historical fiction About the author Tell us a little bit about yourself. I live in Assam, India with my mother and sister. I am a student of botany who likes to write every time he has a free minute. Creating stories has been my passion… Continue reading Author interview: A J Chaudhury

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Great news, Darrienia is now on multiple platforms

As you all my know my book Darrienia hit the Amazon.com number one best seller in two categories for a little over two weeks. An amazing achievement for which I thank my wonderful readers. Given the recent interest it has been suggested to me, by a number of you, that I should release my book… Continue reading Great news, Darrienia is now on multiple platforms

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Author interview: Marsha A. Moore

It is with great pleasure I welcome the very talented author of the Coon Hollow Coven Tales and The Enchanted Bookstore Legends Series, Marsha A. Moore. For those of you who follow my blog closely you may remember that Marsha A. Moore was one of my top five favourite authors from 2015. She already has… Continue reading Author interview: Marsha A. Moore

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An interview with author Karen Gray

Karen Gray is, without a doubt, my favourite author of 2015. Her books For King and Country and Chains of Blood and Steel have a very unique plot and are told with such skill and imagination you can't help but become hooked. It is with great pleasure I present an interview with her. About the… Continue reading An interview with author Karen Gray

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Darrienia and Herbal Lore are now available.

Darrienia and Herbal Lore are now available. If you enjoy fantasy, or would like to know more about the uses of herbs in magical or medicinal practices, don't forget to pick up your copy today. By buying one of my books you will also be helping to support either the neonatal department of the UHNM… Continue reading Darrienia and Herbal Lore are now available.

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Darrienia, Teaser Three

Good morning everyone. Welcome to the third instalment of the Darrienia teasers. It is now only 12 days to release and 11 days to the charity draw, if you haven't entered and intend to, make sure you do so before midnight (GMT) on 30th August. I want to take this chance to thank everyone for… Continue reading Darrienia, Teaser Three