“Writing a novel is like driving a car a night…”

WRiting a book

That’s a simile, btw!

from

https://craigswritingjourney.wordpress.com/

 

https://www.facebook.com/craig.lock.31

and

https://www.facebook.com/Uplift-Encourage-and-Inspire-479972392393133/

“Writing a novel is like making love, but it’s also like having a tooth pulled. Pleasure and pain. Sometimes it’s like making love while having a tooth pulled.

– Dean Koontz

“Writing is like sex. First you do it for love, then you do it for your friends, and then you do it for money.”


 ― Virginia Woolf
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and

PPS

“The journey of a thousand miles starts with a flat tyre and a broken fan-belt… er sorry, a single step.”

 

craig's writing journey

picture from

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=craig+lock+the+writing+journey

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Turn Your Blog into a Book (or Books): "Easy Peasy!"

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picture from

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

My various WordPress blogs

https://craigsblogs.wordpress.com/2011/09/09/craigs-list-of-blogs-updated-sept-2011/

Craig’s Books

The various books* that Craig “felt inspired to write” are available at

ebooks (digital books)

http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=la_B005GGMAW4_sr?rh=i%3Abooks&field-author=Craig+Lock

Paperbacks (see https://goldendawnpublishing.wordpress.com/2016/12/20/paperback-writer/ and  https://wanttowriteabook.wordpress.com/2013/06/07/paperback-writer-the-beatles/

https://www.createspace.com/pub/simplesitesearch.search.do?sitesearch_query=%22craig+lock%22&sitesearch_type=STORE

https://www.amazon.com/Craig-Lock/e/B005GGMAW4/ref=pe_584750_33951330_sr_tc_2_0?qid=1476388259&sr=1-2-ent

http://www.creativekiwis.com/index.php/books

and http://goo.gl/vTpjk

All proceeds go to needy and underprivileged children –

MINE!

“When the writer is no more , the value of your purchase will soar! “

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”

PPS

Don’t worry about the world ending today…

as it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand

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pictures from http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

www.beliefhope.wordpress.com

http://www.writeintothelightbook.wordpress.com

http://www.writingintothelightbook.wordpress.com

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

and

www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

“Write, create, innovate”

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Cape Town, South Africa: “Explore. Dream. Discover”

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2017/07/22/i-love-cape-town-2/

http://www.onetaleoftwocities.wordpress.com

https://writeandgetpublished.wordpress.com/

https://writencreate.wordpress.com/

and

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

Table Mountain (John)

picture from

http://www.craiglockbooks.wordpress.com

and http://www.climbingmountainsandchasingdreams.wordpress.com

 

Explore, dream, discover”

from

https://beliefhope.wordpress.com/2017/05/11/explore-dream-discover/

and http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

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who I am and why I blog

Libby Sommer, Author

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My name is Libby Sommer and I’m a Sydney writer.  My first book, ‘My Year With Sammy’ was published by Ginninderra Press in December, 2015.  It’s available as a paperback and an eBook.

I started to blog on WordPress in February this year as a way to communicate with other writers and readers and to share some of the things I’ve learnt .  32 of my short fictions have been published in literary journals in Australia and the U.S.  I post one of these stories each fortnight on WordPress.  Every other week  I post something about the writing process.  My tips concentrate on one aspect of the craft of creative writing.

My second book, ‘Tales of the Crystal Ballroom’ has been accepted for publication by Ginninderra Press and will come out later this year, or early next year.  The stories are about some of the characters who dance in a fictional dance hall.  My…

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“A tumultuous yet ultimately triumphant story, encouraging all of us to think twice about what we are capable of accomplishing, regardless of our personal barriers…being and becoming all we are capable of being”

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“Tenacity is what turns dreams into reality”

My Thoughts

“Tenacity is what turns dreams into reality”

from http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

and http://www.nzwriter.wordpress.com

PS

“You’ve got to have strength of character as well as strength of mind.”

from http://www.theformula1mind.wordpress.com

and

http://www.theformulaonemind.wordpress.com

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”
enough there for now, c!
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“Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both…”

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