Books, writing, reading and words. I love them; do you?

Progress on the WIP: #SciFi in the Making.

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A Martian tripod from War of the Worlds? No, just a piece of modern sculpture seen on the banks of the river at Sunderland.

Last week I had a total of 30,829 words. This week, in spite of the two-day celebration, a book review, a lunch at a local pub, a night spent watching a play on a local stage, and several longish walks through the forest, clearing fallen trees and branches to allow other walkers to get through, I’ve reached a total of 35,694. Not the increase I’d wish for in a week, but reasonable given the season and circumstances.

The story continues to progress well and I hope to exceed 40,000 by the next report. Look out for it here.

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I continue to offer free digital copies of Blood Red Dust and War Over Dust in return for honest reviews. So, if you’d like to be one of those wonderful readers who help authors get their work noticed, please click the ‘Contact’ tab above, complete the short form with your email address, and let me know whether you’d prefer a .Mobi, .PDF, or .ePub file and I’ll send you the book. Thank you. I won’t bother you with anything else, honest!

You can, of course, buy Blood Red Dust and War Over Dust from the publisher by clicking here.

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The picture at the top is one of over 500 I have posted on a site called Picfair, where photographers can offer their photographs to discerning buyers at any price they choose to set. Mine are remarkably reasonable and you’ll find the full size of the one above here. For the full selection, please click this link to view without obligation.

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