V is for Voice Recognition

Number 22 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. Perhaps this isn’t an affliction, or not for everyone. I dare say some writers… Continue reading

U is for Umpteen

Number 21 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. Umpteen. That’s the number of revisions, drafts, deletions and tweaks before you finally decide… Continue reading

T is for Trumpet

Number 20 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. I must have been all of six when my parents took me to see my… Continue reading

S is for Surprise

Number 19 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. ‘It’s a glittering diamond. A four-leafed clover. An oasis in the desert.’ ‘So it’s… Continue reading

R is for Roberts

Number 18 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. How did it all begin? Were there any early symptoms that, if detected, could… Continue reading

Q is for Query

Number 17 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. This is another affliction – endless torment over that query letter. But actually it’s… Continue reading

P is for #Pitmad

Number 16 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. My friend Arnold Pogostik, author of The Incredibly Cruel Creep-Crawly That Kidnapped Kate, has… Continue reading

O is for Oh, who could that be?

Number 15 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. I’ve already mentioned Julian Barnes, Kate Atkinson and James Patterson, and today I introduce… Continue reading

N is for Need

Number 14 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. Now, we all know that writers need to write, but do readers need to… Continue reading

M is for Meizius

Number 13 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. Why? Now that’s a good question. Why did I go through Meizius Publishing to… Continue reading

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