Short Stories

Ten Little Teacups

Here's the short story I sent to the Writer's Forum Short Story competition. Though I didn't win, I'd like to post it here to gain your feedback on it. Here's an extract below: 'Well, damn. Just one cup left, one cup that had survived and now that was gone. Just a set of anonymous shards… Continue reading Ten Little Teacups

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On Writing, Reviews, Short Stories, Uncategorized, Weekly Updates

Weekly Update (31/07/2016)

Weekly Word Count: 4887 Currently (re)reading: Marked by P.C. and Kristin Cast Sorry I didn't make a post last week. I had been out all day on both Saturday and Sunday so I didn't have any time to write, let alone make a blogpost. Still, I didn't have anything to report. Now, I do. I… Continue reading Weekly Update (31/07/2016)

Reviews, Vampire Novels

The Rest Falls Away

Next up to be picked apart by CROWS is The Rest Falls Away by Colleen Gleason and, boy, was there a lot of gristle and not a lot of good meat for them. Here's an extract (and probably the most positive things I have to say about the book): 'Character This book has some really well-written characters and… Continue reading The Rest Falls Away

Agents, Novels, On Writing, Reviews, Weekly Updates

Weekly Update (17/07/2016)

Weekly Word Count: 4362 Currently reading: American Vampire by Jennifer Armintrout I've given the first few chapters of my manuscript a good polish and have sent it out to another agent today. I think I'm going to try sending off my manuscript to agents every other week rather than every week. I've sent it out… Continue reading Weekly Update (17/07/2016)

Novels, On Writing, Weekly Updates

Weekly Update (10/07/2016)

Weekly Word Count (as of 4:42pm): 3924 Currently reading: American Vampire by Jennifer Armintrout I managed to finish The Rest Falls Away quicker than I thought so I've started on the review early. I certainly should have it ready and up on my blog this time next week. As for my novels, I've decided to give… Continue reading Weekly Update (10/07/2016)

Reviews, Vampire Novels

Vampire Hunter D – Volume 1

I set the CROWS on Hideyuki Kikuchi's first Vampire Hunter D novel as my first review. It turned out longer than expected and I expected to give it a higher score than I did but don't let it put you off. It's still a good read. Here's the first two paragraphs:   'Character We certainly… Continue reading Vampire Hunter D – Volume 1

Agents, Novels, On Writing, Reviews, Weekly Updates

Weekly Update (03/06/2016)

Weekly Word Count: 5505 Currently (re)reading: The Rest Falls Away by Colleen Gleason Going away for a bit certainly can help your writing, so long as you don't get too distracted. I was away this weekend, visiting my brother, and, though the hotel had wifi, I managed to control myself this time. My worst day… Continue reading Weekly Update (03/06/2016)