Author Archives: David Rollason

About David Rollason

I am a writer, creative, inventive, observant, but the results are for you the reader to decide. There are things in my head constantly that I need to get out and into a readable form and this for now is my preferred medium. I am a simple being with complex workings. I am a complex being with simple logic. I am really just..... me.

Pens Meeting Report 07 August 2018

A hot day in the weather was matched with hot writing in the Pens circle today! With summer strawberries and cream, thank you Jude, and other treats, the writing was as diverse and fascinating as ever, despite the singular focus … Continue reading

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The Benefits Of Writing Shorter Outlines

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Angela DeRiso ? There are many ways to outline and write a story, and knowing the road map for where you’re going is something most of us need. Sometimes it’s a…

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Stuck With Your Story? Why You Keep Hitting Walls and Dead Ends in Your Writing

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How to Protect Against Plagiarism If You Post Fiction Online

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Sarah Pesce ? Let me start this off by saying plagiarists are the WORST. Unfortunately, plagiarism is made easier than ever with self-publishing these days. If you post your work online…

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The Best Piece of Writing Advice I Ever Received

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? by Meg Dowell ? You don’t know which projects are going to succeed, and which ones are going to fail. Many people assume that because I’ve been writing for a long time,…

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Pens Meeting Report 17 July 2018

This meeting was to be the creative thoughts from the outing to Dudley Castle and Zoo a few weeks ago. You couldn’t have easily predicted the diversity of those thoughts, unless you knew the members who shared them as well … Continue reading

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The Odds of Advertising Your Book

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Richard Risemberg ? This is the way it is: if your book does not enjoy extensive publicity, it will not sell. This is not a hard and fast rule, as miracles…

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Why You Should Rewrite and Not Edit

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Teagan Berry ? Congratulations. You’ve just finished a novel. You’ve taken some time to decompress and relax, away from the world of writing, but now you need to dive in and…

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A Good Idea Isn’t Always Good Enough

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? by Meg Dowell ? There’s more to an idea than just a thought process. Before I rebranded this blog in 2015, I thought long and hard about a name and tagline. Finally…

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Pens Summer Outing 2018

The heat of the previous weeks was both a blessing and a disappointment for our trip. ‘Why’, I here you think? The joy of public transport bought the ten of us together and then whisked us way out West and … Continue reading

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