Yearly Archives: 2018

Email interviews coming soon

Tuesday is book release day.  It’s coming fast. We spent the last week answering interview questions. We’ll let you know where to find the interviews (if you’re interested, that is), once we know the links. To date, they’ve mostly been email interviews. That is, the interviewer sends us a list of questions and we answer…

Deleted scenes

We don’t know about other writers, but when we write novels, we delete as much as we write. Sometimes we delete more. The problem is, some of these deleted scenes are great. We like them, anyway. Some of them aren’t so great, either. Back when we first started writing Linesman we deleted a lot of…

Speech tags and other stuff

Today’s blog comes to you a little late, as we were traveling this weekend. We used to travel a lot, but since Mum died, not so much. As a result, we find we’re no longer in the habit of it.  It’s more exhausting, and we can’t to do a 500km (300mile) round-trip in one day…

A musical interlude

I love Pachelbel’s Canon. We even have a CD at home, called Pachelbel’s Greatest Hit: Canon in D, which we play on occasion.  Although I do admit, while I can listen to soundtracks over and over again, the Canon album is usually a one-listen. Enough is enough. Some of my favourite Canon pieces, though, are…

Read chapter one of Stars Uncharted

Only four weeks until Stars Uncharted is published.  Eek. It feels like only yesterday that we tentatively sent off three sample novels to our agent to say, “Which one do you think we should work with?” Her answer, “Well, that was easy.” And that’s how Stars Uncharted came about.  If you’re interested, you can read…