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

L is for Lesbians

Number 12 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. Sex is like a frying pan. Well, it can sizzle, yes, but that’s not… Continue reading

K is for Kafka and Kate

Yesterday, in J is for James and Julian, I revealed the names of two of my favourite authors, and today you get a third: Kate Atkinson. I won’t say much about her, though,… Continue reading

J is for James and Julian

Number 10 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. Actually, I’m not going to talk about Julian. The only reason he’s there is… Continue reading

I is for Immediate

Number 9 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. Tidy the desk? Make a cup of coffee? Check my emails? How many of… Continue reading

H is for Hello

Number 8 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. No affliction today, but flash fiction. A couple in fact, transposed from my previous… Continue reading

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