Category Archives: Opinion

Reviews: The good, the bad and the ugly

Ah, reviews. The bane of an author’s existence. Can’t live with ‘em, can’t live without ‘em as they say. For me there is a clear distinction between professional reviews (Publisher’s Weekly, newspapers, other trade media), semi-professional reviews (blog sites, ARC … Continue reading

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Year Five

It’s hard to believe that 2017 marks my fifth year as a published author. All my major life events, from house moves to jobs, have been based around 5- and 10-year plans, so this year I have some thinking to … Continue reading

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The Professional Writer

Many people think that being a professional [whatever] means you get paid for what you do. But did you know that’s only part of it? There’s another, less rarely discussed and more commonly forgotten, aspect to the term. Professional: c … Continue reading

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