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How to keep writing when your inner critic screams

…What happens next is that we drop into edit mode, your inner critic takes over and all the creative flow drains away whilst we correct, fiddle, adjust, rearrange, and agonise over word choice. The wonderful creativity has dried up and it can be many minutes before it again comes back on stream…
…However, there is a neat trick that I have learned, one that can fence off your inner critic and stop him/her from jumping in and destroying your creative flow. This trick revolves around two things. The first is;

Post TimeSplash Tour Interview; Pt 6

After answering a tweet in the autumn of 2009, I agreed to help Graham Storrs virtual book tour (blog tour), on the release of his new book TimeSplash. At that time I also asked for two interviews with Graham, one to cover his feelings and findings before the start of the tour and the second one at the end of tour to ask how, for him, the tour went.
Today we join Graham as his tour draws to a close.

Post TimeSplash Tour Interview; Pt 5

After answering a tweet in the autumn of 2009, I agreed to help Graham Storrs virtual book tour (blog tour), on the release of his new book TimeSplash. At that time I also asked for two interviews with Graham, one to cover his feelings and findings before the start of the tour and the second one after the tour to ask how, for him, the tour went.
Today we join Graham alongside Nathan Bransford and Barak Obama.

Post TimeSplash Tour Interview; Pt 4

After answering a tweet in the autumn of 2009, I agreed to help Graham Storrs virtual book tour (blog tour), on the release of his new book TimeSplash. At that time I also asked for two interviews with Graham, one to cover his feelings and findings before the start of the tour and the second one after the tour to ask how, for him, the tour went.
Today we join Graham clearing the half way mark in his tour.

Post TimeSplash Tour Interview; Pt 3

After answering a tweet in the autumn of 2009, I agreed to help Graham Storrs virtual book tour (blog tour), on the release of his new book TimeSplash. At that time I also asked for two interviews with Graham, one to cover his feelings and findings before the start of the tour and the second one after the tour to ask how, for him, the tour went.
Today we join Graham at the start of the third week of his tour.

Post TimeSplash Tour Interview; Pt 2

After answering a tweet in the autumn of 2009, I agreed to help Graham Storrs virtual book tour (blog tour), on the release of his new book TimeSplash. At that time I also asked for two interviews with Graham, one to cover his feelings and findings before the start of the tour and the second one after the tour to ask how, for him, the tour went.
Today we join Graham during the first week of his tour.

Post TimeSplash Tour Interview; Pt 1

After answering a tweet in the autumn of 2009, I agreed to help Graham Storrs virtual book tour (blog tour), on the release of his new book TimeSplash. At that time I also asked for two interviews with Graham, one to cover his feelings and findings before the start of the tour and the second one after the tour to ask how, for him, the tour went.
We first join Graham at the end of day one, at the finish of his novel 24 hour world Twitter tour.

Sniper – The Bad Guy from TimeSplash

Novelist Graham Storrs first novel was published on February 15th by lyricalpress. This week as part of his blog tour we are featuring an interview with the main antagonist, a psychotic killer named Sniper.

TimeSplash: Pre-Tour interview With Graham Storrs

Novelist Graham Storrs first novel is being published on February 15th by lyricalpress, at the same time he is also taking his first brave steps into the world of virtual book tours (blog tours).
Before the tour, Shack’s comings and goings spent some time with him, asking him questions on the issues of putting together a first ever tour and was it easy or did he wake up in the night screaming?

Book Review; TimeSplash, by Graham Storrs

For me the acid test of any book is whether I seek to pick it up again once I put it down or if days pass and dust collects on the cover, before I thumb my way back in. Timesplash is very much a book in the ‘pick it up’ category, one that fights being put down