Quentin Cope

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Half a million words ... who could imagine?

<b>Half a million words ... this is what they look like!</b><p>Short stories, long stories, novels, novellas, literary collections, published, unpublished, …

Who deals the cards ... in the writing game?

<b>Who deals the cards ... in the writing game?</b><p>Whatever you write, whoever you write it for, whoever you write it to, wherever you write and eventually …

You laugh ... or you cry ... your choice!

You laugh ... or you cry ... your choice ..!<p>With something for everyone; scenario’s each one of you will recognise and characters that actually live …

Three books ... three winners ... three losers!

<b>Three books … three winners and three losers!</b><p>The second coming … or someone coming second? That’s the question and only a techno-thriller like ‘The …

Carlisle

The attractive and well mannered receptionist took her visitor in to see Mr Jeremiah Winston who greeted him with a broad smile and a firm …

Who Was Tony Collins - Master Spy?

<b>Who was Tony Collins – Master Spy?</b><p>That’s the question, so what is the answer? Well, if you were around in the 60’s and 70’s and had more than a …

501 Writer's Useful Phrases

So, what happens when you get to page 25 and you fall unexpectedly upon the one single sentence; one that simply does not look right; somehow …

Things You Should Know ...

<b>Things You Should Know About Women (Written By A Man)</b><p>As talking is recognised as the singular most important element of communication between two …

The Unicorn Conspiracy

The dark green limousine sped past High Wycombe at well over the obligatory seventy, with John, the driver, relaxed and comfortable at the wheel. The …

The Geneveh Project

It was time for Eric Saunders to join the controlled chaos of exiting a tediously full Gulf Air flight at London Heathrow’s Terminal Four. He hated …

The Ludlum Prediction

Sayed Mutalib Jalali had been shot in the chest, just above the heart ... in the stomach and the right thigh. The injuries inflicted by the nine …

The End ...

<b>The Questions ...</b><p><b>101: Did You Enjoy It?:</b><p>A time for reflection perhaps? If you really did enjoy the experience of writing your work of fiction, then …

Selling Your Book ...

<b>All the other stuff …</b><p>Selling your book in other Languages. There are unfortunately not many options here unless you are able to latch on to an agent …

What Next ..?

<b>Now you have to publish it !</b><p>Having now produced your final manuscript, turned it into a book by adding a cover image or jacket and finally put …

The Doksany Legacy

<b>Baluchistan</b><p>The words ‘Assalam 'alaykum’ rattled round a shivering half consciousness. Again ‘Assalam 'alaykum’..! The intrusive language … a language …

Deliver By Moonlight

<b>Forest de Compiègne, Northern France, November 11th - 1918</b><p>The time was confirmed by a glance at his pocket watch, a valued gift from his father at …