Nik's book blog

I am currently writing my first novel with the goal to have the first draft completed by the summer of 2016. I hope you will join me on my journey as I share my thoughts with you over the coming months

Today
November
21
reading
Stephen King, Dave McKean
March2016
22
text: The completion of the first draft is finally in sight...
Hello everyone. A week on annual leave does wonders for my writing it seems. Not only am I a step closer to completing the first draft, but I have also been researching publ...
text: The completion of the first draft is finally in sight...
Hello everyone. A week on annual leave does wonders for my writing it seems. Not only am I a step closer to completing the first draft, but I have also been researching publ...
July2015
31
updated shelf:
Gone: Jack Caffery 5 (The Jack Caffery Novels) - Mo Hayder
text: Hello readers ! #amwriting
Good evening. A quick update for you all. The finish line is closer. I'm going to just give you this snippet of a passage that means a LOT to me. I poured my soul into t...
finished reading:
June2015
16
text: Update on the novel ! #amwriting
Evening all! It's been a while since my last update - many apologies! I've got my head down and am nearing finishing the tricky penultimate part of the book. I have the ma...
March2015
02
text: #amwriting
Good evening all! I've just finished another session of writing. My novel is back on track and March will definitely be an exciting month to iron out some of the challenges ...
January2015
07
text: Intense writing tonight...
Good evening readers! The last 1000 words that I have written this evening were intense... I've basically taken one of my minor characters and constructed a whole back sto...
January2015
06
text: Good evening! Writing again tonight !
I hope you had a nice Christmas and 2015 will be a good year for all of you. I apologise for the lack of recent updates. December was somewhat of a challenging month and q...
November2014
13
quote:
"Barnes walked to the bridge and descended the slope to the stream bank. The path under the bridge was on one side of the stre..."
October2014
27
quote:
"“One of the things I tell the writers with whom I work is, man, when you finish a draft of a poem, or short story or novel, y..."
October2014
18
text: Writing !
Morning all, just thought I'd give you a quick update on the progress of my novel. I'm still busy writing and am having to do most of my work in my lunch hour during the d...
October2014
12
text: Update on the novel!
Good afternoon everyone! I've been quiet for a couple of weeks on the blog front. I've been writing but my new day job "got in the way" somewhat.... :-( Have to pay the b...
September2014
28
text: Edition #6 of my newsletter has just been published !
Good afternoon everyone, Just a quick reminder that edition #6 of my newsletter, has just been published. Remember that your free subscription will immediately enter you int...
September2014
26
text: Newsletter edition #6 !
Good evening everyone. I've been writing edition #6 of my newsletter, which will be published on Sunday 28th September. Remember that your free subscription will immediately...
September2014
25
text: Novel update !
Hello everyone! first of all let me apologise for the lack of information this week! To say it's been a hectic one for me would be an understatement. Not only have I bee...

Currently reading

Wizard and Glass by Stephen King, Dave McKean
Progress: 621/840pages