2021 Blog Novels The Lies We Lead The Truths We Live Westmouthshire

Setting Goals

I don’t deadlines when it comes to my writing—I get enough of deadlines at work, I don’t need them in an activity that’s supposed to be a hobby.
But I am happy to set goals. Goals aren’t deadlines. Deadlines get you in to trouble if you miss them. Goals… Not so much.

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My Job List Just Seems to Get Longer and Longer

So, I’m back from a short break with my family in beautiful Pembrokeshire, and I still have another week before I have to return to work. Naturally, Mrs Nobbs has a long list of jobs for me to do around the house, chief of which is to erect the greenhouse we bought from someone on Facebook at our little allotment.

2020 Blog Paul Robertson Westmouthshire

Holiday Time Proves Productive

I’ve been on holiday this week. I’ve come with my family to a truly lovely part of the world, Pembrokeshire in South Wales. We’re staying in a lovely little cottage on a working Small Holding (a very small farm) and it’s been a very pleasant week so far. Unfortunately, all good things have to end and we have just one day left before we drive home on Friday.

2020 Blog Short Stories Westmouthshire

Bus-Stop gets a Makeover

The next eBook to get a make-over in my lock-down tidy-up is Bus-Stop.

2020 Blog The Big Four Ohhh! Westmouthshire

New Teasers

I’ll say one thing for lockdown—it has freed up some time for me to do things I don’t normally get to do.

2020 Blog Kissed by a Rose Westmouthshire

Really? I mean, Really, Really?

The past week or so I’ve been working my way through my now cleaned-up (in terms of formatting) copy of Kissed by a Rose looking for any stupid errors or any small elements of style that could be improved.

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Looking Back… And Ahead

As you’ll know, if you’ve been paying attention, I’ve been reformatting Kissed by a Rose over the last week or so to get it ready to re-issue after Phaze fell by the wayside. The copy of the e-pub that I have is in a terrible state, with hard HTML paragraph breaks in the middle of sentences, never mind […]

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Let’s Talk About… “Kissed by a Rose”

Kissed by a Rose was the first “Full Length” novel I ever wrote. By “Full Length” I mean it was some eighty thousand words long—guidelines vary but the general rule of thumb seems to be that anything under about fifty thousand words is a novella and anything over that is a novel.  It was also the […]

2017 Blog Novels The Big Four Ohhh! The Lies We Lead The Truths We Live Westmouthshire

Bobby’s “Movie” Career

One of the fun things about writing “The Truths We Live” has been coming up with different types of scenes for Bobby’s burgeoning “Movie Career”. If you’ve read “The Lies We Lead” you may recall he filmed an audition with Amber where she played a teenager in her bedroom reading a dirty book on her […]