A Tense of Disappointment

Fairy Tales, Plague and The May Hawk’s Daughter Something I’ve touched on previously in my blog is the difficulty of writing ‘cross-genre’, of hoping that you can carry your readers, seamlessly, from one literary domain to another, as if by the benefit of open borders but how problematic that can actually turn out to be. An incident from my personal …

The Tale End of the Year

As a new year begins I want to examine whether I’m moving forward with my writing, or whether treading water has slowly metamorphosed into sinking. I finished 2017 in a slightly more productive state than I began it, having made a conscious effort to increase my work rate, while decreasing the rate at which I answer submission calls. This might …