The Escapades of William Hart–A Living the Dream Exclusive!

Welcome to an impromptu edition of Living the Dream. There’s a very good reason why I’m slipping this one in. It’s done. Editing for the first instalment of my series of novels is finally complete… at least the third round of editing is anyway. What makes this round of editing so special compared to the … Continue reading The Escapades of William Hart–A Living the Dream Exclusive!

Living the Dream Part 14 (Dialogue)

If you’ve been (un)fortunate enough to read my fiction work then you’ll notice that I have a penchant for including dialogue between my characters. Let’s face it; a story that includes more than one character and doesn’t feature dialogue is both rare and frankly weird. While it’s entirely feasible to tell a story of two … Continue reading Living the Dream Part 14 (Dialogue)

Paul.E.Bailey’s World–Living the Dream Part 13 (Time)

Everything these days is done against the clock. We’re all waiting for the time that something starts or ends. If not then we’ve got something on a timer. I’ve started running recently and, even though I’m doing it solely for fitness, I’ve still taken to timing myself. We’re all obsessed with time. That’s as should … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World–Living the Dream Part 13 (Time)

Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Living the Dream Part 12 (Grammar)

Welcome back to my on-running series. I hope you like the new title image. As much as I like the quote from the old one I figured I'd freshen up the image and keep it simple. On my recent break from blogging, I took the decisive step of refreshing myself as regards grammar. This is … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Living the Dream Part 12 (Grammar)

Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Living the Dream Part 11 (Rules)

Catch up with all previous additions to this series by clicking here. Rules are a part of life. They’re there and we either stick by them or run the risk of serious reproach (and worse) if we don’t. The claim will always be that rules are there to protect us and whatever it is that the … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Living the Dream Part 11 (Rules)

Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Living the Dream Part 10 (Novelist’s Itch)

In the past week or two my inner novelist has been threatening to burst from within me. I’m getting a real massive urge to work on my big project, The Escapades of William Hart, again. The first instalment, Revenge on the Spanish Main, still needs touching up on the terminology front, but I began working on … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Living the Dream Part 10 (Novelist’s Itch)

Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Living the Dream Part 9 (Terminology)

Welcome to the latest addition to my Living the Dream series; delving into all things literary in my life. The topic on this occasion is something that has recently been causing me a touch of concern. You see, the story that I plan to send off to publishers via agents, The Escapades of William Hart: … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Living the Dream Part 9 (Terminology)

Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Living the Dream Part 8 (For the Love)

Of late I’ve been really struggling to come up with a theme for this particular blog series. Those who have been keeping up with Living the Dream will know that it centres around my past, present and future as a reader and writer and has encompassed many themes that centre around all of those things. … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Living the Dream Part 8 (For the Love)

Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Living the Dream Part 7 (Blogging)

My structured style of posting has gone totally skew-whiff. I’ve done this on purpose in part as the rigmarole of coming up with themes for certain things was becoming somewhat tedious. I’ve decided to relax on that front and basically post what I want and when I feel like it. I’d like to apologise to … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Living the Dream Part 7 (Blogging)

Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Living the Dream Part 6 (Confidence & Paranoia)

Any Red Dwarf fans amongst you may notice the subject of this post is the title of an episode from series one. I felt it was an apt title. I touched on confidence as being intermittently linked with motivation in Living the Dream Part 3. It’s true; I think the pair go hand in hand. … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Living the Dream Part 6 (Confidence & Paranoia)