5 year project: September update

do you have goalsI’m taking part in Misha and Beth’s Five Year Project and my five-year goal is to write a novel and get it published. So, I should have been sending my historical novel, The Reluctant Scribe, out to agents. In fact, I’m so disillusioned with the process of trying to find an agent, I’m considering abandoning the quest altogether.

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Five Year Project: August update

In a few days time I’ll be selling Walking the English Coast on Amazon, as a re-seller, and signed copies will be available!

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I’m taking part in Misha and Beth’s Five Year Project and my five-year goal is to write a novel and get it published.

Forget the novel! Today I have some great news!

Walking the English Coast: a Beginner’s Guide, is published.

At long last, you might say. And it does seem I’ve been working on it for ages.

Front cover,600The book is now available as a glossy paperback, published with the help of I_AM publishing, who have been working patiently with me for many months.

  • It’s 246 pages long
  • Contains over 30 photos and illustrations
  • A chunky 7″ x 10″ size (18cm x 25cm approx.)
  • And costs a mere GBP 14.99 (USD 32.99)

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Five Year Project: July update

do you have goalsI’m taking part in Misha and Beth’s Five Year Project and my five-year goal is to write a novel and get it published.

I’ve been sending my historical novel to agents: The Reluctant Scribe, set in the Tang Dynasty of China. This month I made some progress, with one agency asking to see the full manuscript. Unfortunately, they recently decided it wasn’t for them.

There are several other projects I ‘ve been working on. Here’s an update:-

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May Update: 5 year writing project

I’m making progress on my non-fiction book, Walking the English Coast, with an anticipated publication date in June… maybe.

do you have goalsI’m taking part in Misha and Beth’s Five Year Project and my five-year goal is to write a novel and get it published.

But this month my entire focus has been on getting my non-fiction book, Walking the English Coast, ready for publication.

My original intention was to publish this book in May, ready for the summer hiking season. That deadline has, of course, slipped. Maybe it will be published in June… maybe.
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Five Year Project – December Update

5 Year Writing Goal: December update

do you have goalsI’m taking part in Misha and Beth’s Five Year Project and my five-year goal is to write a novel and get it published.

It’s two years since I joined the project and I feel frustrated because I seem no closer to my goal and I’m still collecting rejections from agents. Nine in total.
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