Depression is an issue that has dogged me for a lot longer than I’ve been prepared to admit even to myself. It’s tough to describe how it feels. It’d be easy to say that it’s a sensation of feeling perpetually sad and gloomy, but I don’t think that’s accurate at all. In my own experience, … Continue reading Traversing the Rabbit Hole of Depression
No, this post isn’t about authors who are big-headed, although ego does fit loosely into the equation. This post contains a message that I think all aspiring authors need to hear. If you’ve kept up with recent posts then you’ll know that I’m submitting my novel, Seas of Vengeance, to publishers and agents. I’ve already … Continue reading Living the Dream Part 20 (Vanity)
It happened people. It took me a long time and a tonne of edits, but it finally happened. I completed Seas of Vengeance and have officially submitted to a small selection of publishers and agents. When something takes as long as this has you often find yourself wondering if the day will ever actually arrive. … Continue reading Living the Dream Part 19 (The Hard Work Begins)
I have made the decision to remove Dead End and A Survivor's Apocalypse Story from Smashwords, Wattpad, and Amazon with immediate effect. In light of the recent submissions of The Escapades of William Hart: Seas of Vengeance to publishers and agents, I felt it wise to remove the abovementioned titles with a view to re-editing them … Continue reading News About Dead End, A Survivor’s Apocalypse Story, and The Adventures of an Average, White Man
It’s been a good long while since I offered an update on my writing. It’s been a good long while since I posted anything! I’m back now and I intend to stay for as long as I have material to write and publish. I think a break to collect new ideas is probably necessary in … Continue reading Living the Dream Part 18 (Seas of Change)
This is a quick post to extend my congratulations to one of my very favourite bloggers and an exceptional writer, Keri. She announced very recently that a novel she’s been working on for a long while has been picked up by a publisher and will be published soon. Read her story about it here. My … Continue reading Hard Work Reaps Its Rewards (Congratulations Keri!)
The more astute of you will have noticed my absence in recent times. I’ve not quit blogging. I’d never just walk away without saying something first. No, I’ve been focussing all of my writing efforts on editing Revenge on the Spanish Main (aside from a short handwritten non-fiction story I penned recently that I plan … Continue reading Living the Dream Part 17 (Words Aren’t Flesh)
First of all, apologies for my break in posting lately. I've been busy combining playing Assassin's Creed 2 on PS4 and Football Manager on my laptop. It's not easy to do both at the same time but I've been managing it. Oh, I've also been working on editing A Survivor's Apocalypse Story to release as … Continue reading A Survivor’s Apocalypse Story now available as an eBook!
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!
A year ago to the day I clicked ‘publish’ on my first official blog post. There had been one other before that; however, that was merely a short introductory post. The first proper one was Shiver Me Timbers…Said No Pirate Ever! where I imparted everyone with a little bit of my knowledge on the subject … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World–A Year on the Blog