April 12, 2013 in Dag

Orange Karen: Tribute to a Warrior

Today is one of those days when I’m glad to be talking about something bigger than just me and my writing. A few years ago, after I’d released my first book, I was flailing around on twitter with no idea what I was doing. By a stroke of luck, I chanced upon a group of

April 4, 2013 in Dag

Gift one, get one

Ok, today I’m in promo mode. But I don’t just want to look like I’m pushing my own book. So that’s why today I’m talking about a really cool event being put on by a friend. Gift one, get one is a promotion set up by Thomas A. Knight, the author of The Time Weaver,

March 30, 2013 in Dag

Putting all the pieces together

I love solving puzzles. Any kind of puzzle. Word puzzles. Number puzzles. You name it, I’ll try it. I love sudoku. I like the way you gradually fill in the gaps, so the more numbers you put in, the more numbers you can then slot into place. I love crosswords. I especially like cryptic crosswords,

March 26, 2013 in Dag

The future of independent publishing: guest post by Dan O’Brien

Today I’m pleased to have another guest here at Dag-Lit Central. Dan O’Brien is presenting his thoughts on the future of independent publishing. The Future of Independent Publishing The digital craze that has grasped the minds of potential writers the world over appears to be something more nuanced, more original than at any other point

March 23, 2013 in Dag

Five pieces of writing advice you should completely ignore

A while back, I put up a post decrying the writing police and all those rules about writing they’re constantly posting up in various places all around. Did it make any difference? Did all of those posts describing the various rules and regulations for writing disappear on the spot? Did it immediately stop the posting