Kia ora. Been quite a busy week and more to come. 1. The date for teaching an Introduction to Crime Writing is fast approaching. (I better check in with Wellington Community Education Centre and see what the numbers look like - there's a minimum we need to go ahead, fingers crossed we are passed the … Continue reading Stuff is happening …
So you wanna be a writer?Are you nuts? Seriously, don't do it, not unless you are so driven that you can see it through. Are you prepared for what it takes to write an entire novel? Yeah, I know, everyone wants to write a book. Thing is, mostly, people want to have written a book. … Continue reading Stick To Your Guns
Good morning! It's October 1st. Today, Writers Plot Bookshop turns 6! 6 years of fighting the good fight for indie authors and publishers.6 years of saying yes to indie authors and publishers.6 years of helping with all manner of queries and concerns from new and established authors.6 years of caring and looking for ways to … Continue reading Happy Birthday Writers Plot!
Welcome to Monday evening. The blog title is a song by Kevin Costner and Modern West, in case you were wondering. I'll see if I can find a link for you. 🙂 (Scroll down it's there.)Today was a mixed bag. It's freezing, grey, and dreary, after a wonderfully spring-like weekend. I did get some writing … Continue reading Ashes Turn to Stone.
It is. The whole house is furry. Not a piece of un-furry anything to be found. And it's marvellous. 🙂 The reason everything is furry is a big guy called Diesel. He's a very good boy.He's also settling in well.That's pretty much it for news. I've done a bit of writing lately. Trying to get … Continue reading Everything is furry.
Okay, all right, we all know they're fucks.Today's junk mail netted another one of those wankers who thinks they can screw money from me by saying they've emailed me from my own account. (No, you, butt munching bog kangaroo, you did not.)Rookie mistakes were made:1. Assuming authors have money. (Crazy town!)2. Assuming I'm an idiot.3. … Continue reading Ms Connor has zero [blanks] to give
Kiwi's of a certain age probably recognise the blog title. I was looking for something this morning and I came across a Mockers CD. Reminded me of my youth. I had a fun time in my teen years. Anywho, the CD I found has "Forever Tuesday Morning" on it. And I spotted it immediately. As … Continue reading Forever Tuesday Morning
A lot of you know New Zealand is currently in lockdown due to the Delta variant of COVID. We have a "go hard, go early" policy. And it's working for us. (This is not a debate forum, so keep your opinion to yourself - especially if you're Scott Morrision or his ilk, or any kind … Continue reading Writing groups and writing.
Here we go New Zealand, our Level Four lockdown is underway, we got this. We are a team of 5 million. Let's not forget that. Stay home, stay safe, be kind. We do not want to follow the Aussie example! Meanwhile, the bookshop is obviously closed. We can't sell online either until Level Four eases. … Continue reading Neon Sunrise/Level 4: day 1
I cannot lie I love me some Cheap Trick and that song ^ was playing when I turned the radio on this morning. It's one of my favs from Cheap Trick. I've been radio silent for a wee while. No doubt you've missed my insightful posts and blunt comments on, well, everything. 🙂 (Or Not.) … Continue reading If You Want My Love You Got It