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)
It finally happened. After a long, long time of waiting, I recently started my new job. It’s great to finally be back in work after my longest ever stint of unemployment. Having to watch the pennies like a hawk had become somewhat tedious. I’m just over a week into the job and it’s just been … Continue reading Living the Dream Part 16 (Work-Life Balance)
I’ve fallen behind again where my writing is concerned. I haven’t done nearly enough of it of late. Worse still, when I am doing it I’m not working on the one project that should be getting my undivided attention. I’ve also buggered up a bit. I promised myself that, after the last edit of Revenge … Continue reading Living the Dream Part 15 (Easily Distracted or Nervous Procrastinating?)
In one of my first posts just over a year ago, Five Videogames I Love (And a Brief History of My Life as a Gamer), I gave a rundown, believe it or not, of five videogames that I love. Click the link to discover what they were and why I love them. The thing is … Continue reading Five More Videogames That I Love
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!
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)
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)
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)