Good Morning, Sunday March 15th 2020

Good Morning, folks! This will be a slightly different post to what I normally put up simply because it’s not going to have much about writing in it.

We’re in a state of uncertainty at the moment with the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. Now, I’ve not been directly affected by it. Aside from some silly memes on social media and a few conversations I’ve not been affected by it. I have loved ones who fall into the high risk category and this concerns me. What happens if we have to go on a lockdown also worries me. There are few people I know who don’t live pay packet to pay packet. What happens to our finances if that happens?

I look at what’s going to happen to the emergency services, which in the UK is already a part of government that is understaffed and overworked. They’ll be pushed even harder and for much longer.

What happens to getting food to people? Will a lockdown allow people to leave to shop? Will the shops have to have police or even military presence to make sure things stay under control. Are they contingencies to ration? (like seriously people, the first sign of an emergency situation and we start hoarding? we did a shop the other day and just did a normal shop and I know other people are doing the same. We don’t need to panic buy, just be sensible) Sorry, I’ll try not to rant any more this post.

It is something that I feel like we as individuals needs to start thinking about. Both rationing of things like food and of money. I don’t need to go out and spend anything today. All I’ll be doing is using a little fuel from my car and thats about it. That said, it could all be over in a few weeks. We might not have to go on lockdown, but I’d like to be hearing from governments what’s going to happen if we have to, and I’d like to hear more about how they’re going to make sure we as a society don’t fall apart in the meantime.

Lots of food for thought at the moment, on the plus side I am getting a few words down and this story I’ve been working on this year is nearing completion of the first draft.

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I’ve just finished The First Cut by Chuck Buda. If you like your horror with blood and sex then I’d recommend looking this one up 🙂 

I’ll end this post with yes, it says good morning but I posted in the afternoon. And that I’m not an expert with anything I’ve said today. These were just some thoughts that I’ve been having the last few days.

WRITING YOUR FIRST NOVEL – The Horror Show With Brian Keene – Ep 256 — PROJECT ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK

First-time novelists Mary Hart, Michelle Renee Lane, Sheri Sebastian-Gabriel, Tony Tremblay, and J. Edwin Buja share the joys and terrors of writing, publishing, and promoting their first novels. Then Brian, Mary, Matt and Kelli discuss the origins of their first books, as well. Check out this episode of The Horror Show! The post WRITING…

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Arm Cast Podcast: Episode 332 – Tullius — PROJECT ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK

On this week’s episode of Arm Cast: Dead Sexy Podcast, host Armand Rosamilia chats with Mark Tullius He’s the author of Ain’t No Messiah, Twisted Reunion, 25 Perfect Days, and several other books. He is also the host of the podcast Vicious Whispers. Check out this Arm Cast Podcast episode! The post Arm Cast Podcast: Episode…

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12th of March 2020

Good evening, folks! I’m just pulling in with a quick little post. I’m nearing the end of the story I’ve been working on this year. It’s about 26k at the moment and I think I’ve got a couple more thousand words to go but as always, I don’t know. I’m hoping the ending is going to be pretty epic, I know roughly what I want to write but again, as always, I don’t know. The story could go off in its own direction once I get stuck in.

I’m thinking about the next project. I’ve got two older ones that I really want to whip into shape this year. At the moment I don’t have much time to write, but hopefully that’s going to change at some point. I really hope I’ve got a good idea how how to approach these two pieces now. Something I tend to be lazy about doing is reading what I’ve already written and making notes and so on. I’m going to do this when I get stuck into the two projects, and hopefully do it right.

There was another submission call I sat for a smaller published that I’d love to work for but I think I might be pushing my luck to get a story for the anthology done in time. I need to look up the deadline for submissions on that one.

Okay, so this wasn’t as quick a post as I was expecting (it his happens more than I’d like to admit!). Life is busy and I’ve got a lot going on, but I’m still knocking out a few words and have plenty on my mind when it comes to writing.

Some notebook porn for all who stop by.

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The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda get about as serious as they’ll ever get with a frank discussion about depression and mental health Check out this episode of The Mando Method! The post The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 182 – Depression appeared first on PROJECT ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK.

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GRADY HENDRIX AND CRAIG SHAW GARDNER – The Horror Show With Brian Keene – Ep 254 — PROJECT ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK

Grady Hendrix and Craig Shaw Gardner discuss weird movies you’ve never seen but probably should. Plus, Brian discusses the recent staff upheaval at DC Comics. Check out this episode of The Horror Show! The post GRADY HENDRIX AND CRAIG SHAW GARDNER – The Horror Show With Brian Keene – Ep 254 appeared first on PROJECT…

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Sunday, 16th February 2020

Good afternoon folks. A quick little update this afternoon. I wrote 1245 words today. I started off doing some Mando Methods but on the third I got carried away and wrote somewhere in the region of 700 words.

That’s about it for the day, folks. I’ll leave off here with a link to my Amazon page. It’s got all five of the anthologies I’ve been published in there and I’d be grateful for anyone checking them out.

My plans for the next year or so are changing but I’m still getting words down and thinking about what I want to get done.