How to Preview the World

Cover art? Check. Blurb? Check. Words for the inside of the book? Check! It’s all coming together nicely – and here’s a sneak preview of the cover, just for you. The release is currently scheduled for October with the pre-orders coming in September. If you liked my worksheets, please check it out – it’s got even more resources to help you with your work.

It’s been a busy year for me so far with a lot of deadlines, but I’m really looking forward to this one. Stay tuned for more news soon!

How to NaNo

In the past, I’ve been the unofficial ML for the Portsmouth (UK) Region. This year, it’s official. There will be a series of tweets running through October to get you prepared for November (from @AngelLithium and @NaNoPortsmouth), but if you can’t wait to see them each day, here’s an outline. I’m mostly using my worksheets to get you planning, but there are some days when I leave you to your own devices. Good luck! Continue reading

The Boy in the Field: Overview

As you may have heard, I am releasing my new book The Boy in the Field next month. But who is the boy in the field? And why should you care?

Actually, the boy is not the main character in this book. You are. Oh yes! The Boy in the Field is a choose-your-own-plot fantasy novel. But this is not a light-hearted, fun-for-kids adventure. This is a game of life. Your choices change the direction of the story with consequences stretching beyond fighting monsters and finding treasure. Your choices change the lives of the characters. And that is why you should care.
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So, I just finished NaNoWriMo and those lovely people have given me some goodies for winning. Yay! The less great bit is that I don’t really need all the prizes – which is good news for you, dear reader. Instead of letting these codes go to waste, I’m going to share them with you and if you’re fast enough, maybe you can use them instead! If they don’t work, then someone else beat you to it, sorry!

  • Free printed copy of your novel from FastPencil:

    FreePrint15 [Expiration: January 31, 2016]

  • 70% off wide distribution from FastPencil:

    70_Off_NaNo15 [Expiration: June 30, 2016]

  • 50% off Storyist for Mac:

    IROCKEDNANOIN15 [Expiration: January 15, 2016]

  • 40% off Aeon Timeline:

    NANOMASTER [Expiration: December 15, 2015]

  • 50% off Scrivener Writing Software:

    CAMPWINNER15-F5SV2JAL [Expiration: December 31, 2015]

  • 1 year free at Upliterate:

    NANOWRIMO2015 [Expiration: January 1, 2016]

Good luck and enjoy!