What the hell was that? (excerpt of a potential longer story)

[It’s been a while since I’ve written anything that wasn’t a rant, but the other night an partial idea came to me so I’ve written an excerpt from the idea that I may or may not explore further but its a promising start, and i may still have the abilty to write, maybe. I’d likeContinue reading “What the hell was that? (excerpt of a potential longer story)”

It’s Time For A Change.

Hey folks, I have been away for a while, to be perfectly honest I have been considering giving up this blog completely. I haven’t had the time or motivation to keep it up. I want to address a few things in this post and gage a reaction from you lovely people who follow me seeContinue reading “It’s Time For A Change.”

Let’s get back to basics.

Hello everyone, Hope you are having a good Sunday. I am looking for some inspiration. I really want to get back to writing again but I have not got any idea of what I could write about, I have got nothing going on in-between the old ears (no need to make a joke of thatContinue reading “Let’s get back to basics.”

Hey, It’s been a while

Hey everyone, it’s been a while since I posted anything on here. to be honest I have been thinking about giving up the blog. I haven’t had much time to put anything on here or had anything to say really. So, I don’t know if I will continue with this or not, I’m pretty sureContinue reading “Hey, It’s been a while”

Adulting Is Hard

Well, today was an odd day. I spent the day with the little one as she wasn’t at the childminders today so got up and made her and myself French Toast for breakfast and it was good. Then after playing for an hour or so she fell asleep face down on the carpet. “YAY,” IContinue reading “Adulting Is Hard”

Looking for a challenge

Hey everyone, I haven’t been really in the headspace recently for writing, and I want to try to get back into the swing of things. With that thought, I am looking for your help. If you would be so kind and are up for helping me I have a request. In the comments below canContinue reading “Looking for a challenge”

New Challenge

I am going to try a new thing tonight I am going to start writing for ten minutes straight with no clue what I am about to say just whatever my fingers decide to say.   And the ten minutes start NOW: Apparently today has been national unicorn day?? Who knew that was a thingContinue reading “New Challenge”

Fancy a coffee?

I have decided to make some changes in my life, I have written about this before and anyone who’s read my post knows that to spend more time with my daughter and get some semblance of sanity back I am going to train to become a driving instructor. It’s going to be a long processContinue reading “Fancy a coffee?”

It’s official, I am Unemployable

Hey folks, it has been nearly two weeks since I have posted anything, so I wanted to do a quick update. Its been a rough week or so, I have had to face a few home truths and realisations on things. The first being that I had an interview for a job that I didn’tContinue reading “It’s official, I am Unemployable”

Taking the plunge

As some of you know I’ve been working on a Sci-Fi adventure novel set in the aftermath of an alien invasion and is about one man’s quest to to travel across the world to save the one person left alive that he cares about and save her from the aliens holding her captive. I’ve beenContinue reading “Taking the plunge”

End of my rope, I don’t know what to do anymore.

I feel like I am at the end of my rope. I have been out of work now for ten months and its starting to get to me. Not so much the not working part but it’s the constant rejections that I keep getting. I can’t count the number of emails I have received overContinue reading “End of my rope, I don’t know what to do anymore.”

Mystery Blogger Award…

Back on the 12th of January, I was nominated for this award by the fantastically talented and wonderful person that is Cyranny. My teeny tiny Canadian friend. It may have taken me a while to actually get round to this (22nd of February) whoops, sorry about that my friend so here is my eternal thanksContinue reading “Mystery Blogger Award…”

Update on life

A few weeks ago, I posted on here that not only have I been out of work since May, and my wife got made redundant at the beginning of January, the company she worked for went into administration. Leaving us up shit creek without a paddle. I had to make a compromise with a promiseContinue reading “Update on life”

I am slowly conquering the world.

I was creeping about my stats just now and I got to thinking about something that my good friend Cyranny said before on her excellent blog The Cove. (if you haven’t dropped by the cove I recommend you do because you will always find a warm welcome and a good laugh along with some incredibleContinue reading “I am slowly conquering the world.”

“Reviews” [Rant]

Hey folks, its rant time again. Today while I was roaming around on here, and I came across a post describing a “review” of a book that I have read in the last two years and loved Ready Player One. If you haven’t read it, I would highly recommend it. It is full of geekyContinue reading ““Reviews” [Rant]”

This is me

Last night I went to the cinema with the wife to see The Greatest Showman. If you haven’t seen it or heard of it, it is the story of how P.T. Barnum set up the circus. Now based on what I have gleaned about the man himself before seeing the film it is, I haveContinue reading “This is me”

Finding new music

Last night I was having a chat with some friends of mine on Discord. We had a voice chat open as one of my friends and his wife were doing an online gig. Now these two are incredibly talented and I hope to high hell that they make it big one day. You should allContinue reading “Finding new music”

Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes!

Hey folks, how have you all been? I am back from a sort of unintended break, I posted what my year has been like so far in 2018 and its been pretty shity year so far. But in an update to that, I can report that I have two interviews next week, and those areContinue reading “Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes!”

2018, An update on the year so far.

Well here we are, two weeks into 2018 and it already has been a very challenging year. It started off same as any other year except that I was sick as a dog, had the sickness and diarrhoea bug that was going about so I felt awful. To top that off the little one wasContinue reading “2018, An update on the year so far.”

Inspirational Bloggers Award

I have decided to create this Inspirational Bloggers Award to celebrate and promote some of the bloggers that I follow and love their blogs. They are people who continually surprise me with their innovation, creativity, sense of humour and insane talent. These are people that I feel need to be celebrated, so I want toContinue reading “Inspirational Bloggers Award”

Always stuck in second gear

So no one told you life was going to be this way. Your jobs a joke, your broke, your love life’s DOA, It’s like your always stuck in second gear, When it hasn’t been your day, your week, your month or even your year. Everyone knows these words. I was watching an episode of friendsContinue reading “Always stuck in second gear”

Just out of reach (50-word story)

“If I can make it to the bridge I’ll be safe” he pants. The sound of horses coming up from behind getting louder. He can see the bridge is in sight, safety is in reach. The horde gets closer to him, and just as he lunges, the sword decapitates him.

Help. Need to know if this is good

On Saturday night we are going to my grandparents 60th wedding anniversary and as per usual I have been roped into making a speach “on behalf of the grandchildren” it’s always me. So this is what I’ve written would you be so kind as to give me some feedback on it please? Cheers Colin AsContinue reading “Help. Need to know if this is good”

Frist Chapter of a Second book

Hey everyone, Hope your day is going well. I was looking through my memory stick tonight, and I found this, it is the start of a second book that I started about a year ago and never finished. I have the idea for the full story in my head but was suffering from a severeContinue reading “Frist Chapter of a Second book”

Writing Group.

A few weeks ago, I put up a post about Writing groups and asking if they were any good. Last night I took the chance and went along to one. It was a strange experience, and I am not 100% sure if I am going to stick it out, but I went along to seeContinue reading “Writing Group.”

Music that describes your life

Hello everybody, Ok so there is a website/app that I use on a daily basis (other than WordPress of course), and tonight I was a little bit bored, so I posted this Now through all of the usual crap that you would expect to crop up, there was one gem of a question that reallyContinue reading “Music that describes your life”

300

Well, that was unexpected. I started this blog over a year and a half ago, I never really thought I would get very far with it. As I have said before it was just a place for me to post some stories that I had written without them being heavily censored. I never thought thatContinue reading “300”

What becomes of the broken-hearted Who had love that’s now departed?

  What becomes of the broken-hearted Who had love that’s now departed? I know I’ve got to find Some kind of peace of mind Help me  I am fairly sure eveyone knows this song and it got me thinking How many people have had their heartbroken? This is a serious question, I’m pretty sure thatContinue reading “What becomes of the broken-hearted Who had love that’s now departed?”

I’m inside my head again and its rambling in there again

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking recently about who I am now, it’s a tough question a lot has changed not only in the last six months but in the last few years. I am not the same person I was back then, but in part I am, and in part, I’m not. DueContinue reading “I’m inside my head again and its rambling in there again”

Life never works how you think

Life never works out the way you planned it. When I was younger, I was completely useless with most things I never really figured out where I fit in in life. I was always the outsider, I never belonged to any particular group I floated around, I would talk to everyone, but for the mostContinue reading “Life never works how you think”

Time for a Revamp. And another milestone for someone

It’s been a semi-busy day, I have two days left at work (well one and a halfish now) and I have been hard at it as you can expect. I have taken the opportunity today to completely revamp the look of my blog. I was getting bored with the same old look and have decidedContinue reading “Time for a Revamp. And another milestone for someone”

Where to go next?

I might be on the cusp of getting my first book published and it has got me thinking about a sequel. When I finished the first novel I did start a follow up to it but I have changed it so much since then that it no longer fits with the original story. So IContinue reading “Where to go next?”

It’s all over but the waiting now

I have done it, I have taken the plunge (again) after my last post, which any avid followers will have read (ha, I crack myself up at times, I’m not that popular :p). I have spent the weekend pouring over the manuscript for my novel and this morning I have sent it off to theContinue reading “It’s all over but the waiting now”

There could be good news coming

My last couple of posts have been about the fact that I am really struggling with my writing just now and that I have had no motivation, ideas or anything to do it. I was about ready to give up on the whole idea. Well today I received this email from the publishers that IContinue reading “There could be good news coming”

I’m just done

I am thinking about giving up. Recently I have had no motivation to write, I have had no time to do it, and everything I have tried to write has been garbage. It is feeling forced and like I’m not enjoying it anymore. Writing used to be an escape for me, a way to dealContinue reading “I’m just done”

How I Write

There are many different styles of writing, I have my own style as does everyone else. Trying to figure out your own style is the first rung to start climbing that ladder. Everyone will tell you the ideal way to write and what to do to make it flow properly, but unless you are aContinue reading “How I Write”

Outlier….. Daily Prompt

Todays daily prompt reminded me of a story idea I came up with years ago but never followed through with, I think I might have to look at it now this is the basic idea I’m an Outlier in the worst possible place to be one, I’m an Outlier in Hell. Not sure if IContinue reading “Outlier….. Daily Prompt”

Trying to get back on track, beating Writer’s Block

Hello my lovely readers, I am in a bit of a quandary, I have been trying to get back into the swing of writing again, and I’m having a little bit of trouble. It has been over 5 months since I have written any erotic stories that I have in the past been able toContinue reading “Trying to get back on track, beating Writer’s Block”

Beta Readers wanted.

I am looking for three or four Beta Readers to help me with my novel. Ideal I would be looking for someone with experience in writing and editing to read over my manuscript and check for any errors and plot holes. If you are interested contact me and let me know if this is somethingContinue reading “Beta Readers wanted.”

Thoughts on Doubt, and how to deal with it

Doubt is one of the strongest forces in life that will hold you back from achieving what you want to do in life. Whiter it is going for a new job or leaving everything behind for the one you love. Doubt will always be there to hold you back. If you let it hold youContinue reading “Thoughts on Doubt, and how to deal with it”

Be My Guest….

I have decided I want to open up the floor a little, as they say. I have been asked by a few people if I would be willing to allow guest submissions to my blog, stories written by other people. So I have thought this over, and I figure why not? It can be somethingContinue reading “Be My Guest….”

Year one

I set up this blog exactly one year ago at the suggestion of a friend of mine. We were both using an app that allowed you to post your stories and different things on it but it was heavily censored and frustrating as hell. So I set up this blog so that I could postContinue reading “Year one”

Mystery Blogger Award

I have been nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award by an insanely talented writer and all around great person. I want to say a big thank you for all of her help and this honour. Not only is she a great blogger but I also class her as a friend Kira Scribbled. Not only doesContinue reading “Mystery Blogger Award”

I Finished, woo hoo

I have officially finished the rewrite of my Novel Journeys End. It has been a hard slog getting it finished, dealing with writer’s block is a bitch. But I overcame it, with a little help, and I am now ready to start sending it out to try and get it published, I have no ideaContinue reading “I Finished, woo hoo”

Journyes End – Deleted Chapter

[As many of you know, I am in the process of writing and trying to publish my novel. (I have posted the first four chapters on here already 1 2 3 4) While going through the rewrite of it, i have had to remove this chapter. It is rather intesnse Sex Scene but it justContinue reading “Journyes End – Deleted Chapter”

Journeys End – Chapter One

[A couple of days ago I said that I had hit 10,000 views on my blog and I’m really happy at this so as promised here is the first chapter of the novel I have written. I would love any feedback. if there is a good response I’ll post the next chapter as well. Thanks,Continue reading “Journeys End – Chapter One”

Preview of “Reunited” a follow up to “The Hotel”

[This is a preview is a follow up to one of my older stories “The Hotel” I’ve been working away at it for a while but havent gotten it quite right. I’m looking for feedback on what I’ve written here as follow up to know if its worth continuing it or not. Thanks C]  Continue reading “Preview of “Reunited” a follow up to “The Hotel””