The Beast of Balkham: a new Inspector Ambrose Story.

The Beast of Balkham: a new Inspector Ambrose Story.

Some exciting news for you: I’m working on a new Inspector Ambrose story! The Beast of Balkham is the working title, and the story will see Inspector Ambrose returning to his old university town to investigate the deaths of three former classmates. This story is dear to my heart, because I’ve been planning to send Ambrose to Balkham for some time, but have never succeeded […]

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My Experience Working with an Editor as an Emerging Author

My Experience Working with an Editor as an Emerging Author

If you’re an emerging author who’s thinking of working with an editor on your manuscript, this post is for you. This is my experience working with a professional editor on my first full-length manuscript. A year ago I set myself the goal of getting my manuscript traditionally published, despite my background in self-publishing. After a series of submissions to Australian publishers that received positive feedback but […]

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Editing Update 2 – Where to Next? Letting the Story Tell Itself.

It’s time for an editing update! I officially finished my first manuscript (MS) edit last week! (Cue celebrations). With this in mind, I’ve been able to look back at my progress post-editor so far. This is where I’m at: About 120 notes on digital MS copy Several pages of notes in notebook Numerous physical MS notes that I’ve marked to come back to later. All […]

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Editing Update.

Hello everyone, and a fine Mahok to you all! 2017 is racing by and so this update comes to you from the middle of June, after much has happened and little has been updated. Today, I want to share where I’m up to with my novel manuscript so that you can get a handle on how things are going, and what you can expect in the future outside […]

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2017, here we go!

I’m back, baby! After a break from blogging during January, I’m pleased to be on board for 2017. I left 2016 on a cliffhanger plot twist the likes of which I enjoy putting in my writing, but not so much in my release dates. So, without further ado, here’s what’s coming up in 2017: 1. The Clockwork Dungeon After delays pushed back the preorder release, […]

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