As writers we have our fair share of procrastination opportunities. Sophie Soh’s article offers some useful advice on how to avoid them. http://www.ideastap.com/ideasmag/the-knowledge/How-to-stop-procrastinating
You would have thought that Amazon’s computers would have the power to undertake the following equation:
There are those days when the words just seem to flow. And then there are the days when nothing seems to happen. But have you ever wondered why that is? Is it because of something else you did, or didn’t do during that day, or […]
The Positively Productive Writer is now available in eBook format. For Amazon Kindle click here.(currently (11/2/12) – £6.58) For Waterstones click here. (currently (11/2/12) – £6.09) Also available for download via iTunes. (£7.99)
As part of my blog tour for The Positively Productive Writer, I’ve written a post on The Writers’ Workshop blog about whether rejection should be a compulsory experience for writers. What do you think? To find out more visit: http://www.writersworkshop.co.uk/blog/simon-whaley-on-why-rejection-is-compulsory/
Bring Me Sunshine … on the Cwmtydu Wrekin Writer Retreat 2011 (Photo credit: Diane Perry)
Penny Legg, Simon Whaley and Catherine Miller at the Gala Dinner at the York Festival of Writing 2011 (Photo credit: a helpful passer-by at the Festival!)
The Positively Productive Writer, to be published on 27th January 2012, is currently available for pre-order on Amazon at a reduced price of £10.79, a saving of £1.20. For more details, click here.
Further to the publication of The Positively Productive Writer in January 2012, the publisher, O Books have updated their website to include me on their author page. For more information visit: http://www.o-books.com/author/detail/1505/Simon-Whaley To read more about The Positively Productive Writer, and what other writers are […]
Look out for the September 2011 issue of Discover Britain magazine (previously known as Heritage), bearing my article History in Black and White (as advertised on the front cover) about the Black and White Village Trail in North Herefordshire.
“Mrchef” gave my book, The Bluffer’s Guide to Hiking, a 5 star review on Amazon yesterday, saying: “Great little book. Very quick and easy to read and parts of it are oh so true. The chapter about outdoors shops really hit the nail on the […]
Are you an IBV or a DBV? To find out which, read my guest post on The Writers Bureau blog, which can be found here: http://www.writersbureau.com/blog/writing-inspiratio/2011/07/
My local bookshop, Burway Books, has recently relocated to new premises, only a couple of doors down from where they used to live, and although they’ve been settled in for a month or two, today was their official opening. The town’s mayor was […]
More of my photographs have been uploaded onto the Alamy agency website: Cornwall Mitchell’s Fold Stone Circle Postbridge
I’m delighted to announce further details of the Seven Steps to Publication Success course, I shall be leading next April, over the weekend of 15th-17th at The Hayes Conference Centre near Swanwick, Derby, on behalf of the Relax and Write writing workshops. For a full […]
Simon Whaley Landscapes is a collection of my premier photographs now available on the Alamy website. From the summit of the Old Man of Coniston to the top of St Lawrence’s Church tower in Ludlow, these images show Britain at its most beautiful.
The charity anthology, 100 Stories for Queensland, is now available on Amazon.co.uk, priced £9.99. Writers from across the world, including myself, have contributed 100 uplifting stories to this anthology, the proceeds of which are being donated to the Queensland Premier’s Flood Relief Fund, […]
A selection of my latest photos have been uploaded to the photographic agency website, Alamy. To see thumbnail images, click on the links below: Wapley Hill, Herefordshire Staunton on Arrow, Herefordshire
Well, you’ll have to be quick, because I don’t know how long it’ll be at this price, but Amazon.co.uk are currently selling 100 Ways For A Dog To Train Its Human for £2.97, rather than the RRP of £4.99. That’s the cheapest I’ve seen it […]
Good news! The eBook version of the charity anthology, 100 Stories for Queensland, is now available! Priced at A$4.99, it’s now available for download. If you’d like to try before you buy (but why would you at such a reasonable cost?) you can […]
Last Saturday, I ran a workshop for the writers’ group I go to, where we contemplated how the use of punctuation and grammar influences the style of what we are writing. I was concerned that a workshop on this subject could be perceived as quite […]