June 2, 2012 in Dag

Introducing the Alexandria Publishing Group

Good news. Today (for a change) I’m actually not in apologising mode. Today I’ve got an exciting announcement to make. I’m a little bit late because actually the big launch was yesterday (curse this time difference) but as I’m not the sort of person who likes to miss out, I’m going to shout out about

May 27, 2012 in Dag

This is not a funny post

Ok, it looks like I’m on apology mode again. I’m sorry to have to do this. I did it last week, when I never got around to writing that post about procrastination (and obviously, I haven’t got around to doing that this week either). This time, I’m afraid the problem is even more acute. I’m

May 20, 2012 in Dag

Procrastinators ahoy!

Let me start by apologising in advance for this post – or rather for this lack of post. I had such a great idea for a post today. It was inspired by a comment left last week by Andy Gavin. Recall that last week, I was talking about the different types of approaches to writing

May 16, 2012 in Dag

How do you find reliably good cheap reads? – Guest post by Tahlia Newland

Today I’m pleased to welcome Tahlia Newland, an author who writes magical realism & fantasy for young adults and adults. Her first publication, A Matter of Perception, is a diverse collection of thematically linked short stories, and her young adult magical realism novella, Give me a Break, comes out in mid June.   How do

May 13, 2012 in Dag

Pantsers and plotters and plontsers

Today, the topic I’ve chosen to write about is something dear to the hearts of most writers. It’s one of the most fundamental questions that must be considered when you’re thinking about how to approach writing. And it’s one that I’ve had to answer numerous times over the many author interviews I’ve done. The question