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I wrote Erin while I was at university as a multi-part fantasy story for the now-defunct myDigitalLife. I’m going to be re-releasing it as a serial here, with a new chapter every week.

 

Ray thinks his biggest problem is passing university exams. Then a beautiful young woman appears. She knows his name, she knows everything about him, and she claims to be from an alternate reality and that Ray is her designated protector. He thinks she’s crazy, but then the Shadows appear…

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How I beat procrastination

How I beat procrastination

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Erin – Chapter Two

Erin – Chapter Two

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How to keep writing

How to keep writing

I don't finish projects, or computer games, or even TV series. So how on Earth have I managed to stick with this novel for this long? Well, I've given it...
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Writing: Control Issues

Writing: Control Issues

The author isn't the only creator of a story, and that realisation can be liberating.
Writing habits

Writing habits

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Infographic: Readers like it long

Infographic: Readers like it long

What is the best length for a novel? It's often said to be about 90 000 words, but the best selling books of all time are about double that.