Relationships

I have been married twice and known many beautiful women. For most of the last decade I have been happy to live alone. Selfish? Yet recently I met someone. And things feel like they are changing. The way my thoughts have gone bring me back to a song from Jethro Tull. I must have boughtContinue reading “Relationships”

Extract from ‘Trans-Uranic Elements: The Dark Side of Uranus”

Tom scanned the wooden floors, the roof beams, the empty glasses, the empty-headed numbskulls at the bar. He scanned a newspaper, a tin of beans and the police radio in New York. He noticed a group of Gnomes sitting in the corner, underneath the metal signs for shoe polish and soap, each sipping a glassContinue reading “Extract from ‘Trans-Uranic Elements: The Dark Side of Uranus””

What to write about – some ideas

Digging for Gold There are groups of people who are willing to buy nonfiction books: hobbyists. At any given time, these people are looking for ways to spend their money on their hobbies. Their passion is your financial gain. What avid hobbyists want will always make great book material. Note that I did not sayContinue reading “What to write about – some ideas”

So You Want to Write a Book?

This week we will look at some ideas for writing a book that might be non-fiction to help grow your business. One of the best things that you can do to help grow your business and to position yourself as an expert in whatever field you may work in is to write your own book.Continue reading “So You Want to Write a Book?”

Should You Self-Publish

When I took up creative writing in a more serious mode, I looked into getting a publishing deal. The whole thing about getting an Agent or going direct to the publishing company just seemed overwhelming. I found this article and tweaked it a little , as I think many people will have experienced the sameContinue reading “Should You Self-Publish”

Steps to Getting Published

Do you have the goal of becoming a published writer? If you do, you may be curious as to what steps you need to take to achieve your goal. When it comes to getting a book published, there are multiple steps that you will need to take; however, some are much more important than others.Continue reading “Steps to Getting Published”

Writing Books Is Hard

Are you a writer who is interested in writing a book, hopefully one that will be published? If you are, have you ever written a book before? If not, there is a good chance that you are looking for the easiest approach to take. After all, no one wants to create more work for themselvesContinue reading “Writing Books Is Hard”

Writing Your First Book

I found this article so decided to publish it here on this blog – it’s ok I have permission! Are you a writer who has only written web content or a writer who has only written as a hobby? If you are, you may still have the dream of writing your own book, a bookContinue reading “Writing Your First Book”