How Do You Set Time Goals? There are hundreds of books I want to read and Lots to study, but I never seem to have the time. This is what I tell myself anyway, but the truth of the matter is, I have plenty of time, I just don’t know how to use it properly. […]
Holy shit! So this book isn’t much better, spelling, grammar, and just bad writing in general… This reeks of self publishing, and clearly nobody read this book before it was published. No peer review, just some dude who has read Sherlock Holmes, and watched the shows and movies and thinks, “I can do that. But […]
The Deduction Guide; “The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.“ – Arthur Conan Doyle. Page 4; Deduction and Induction? Deduction is a process of reasoning that with a known truth that is then applied to a specific case. Induction is using observations and evidence to infer a specific […]
Now that I’m no longer using my 5 year old MacBook Pro I have no excuses not to write, or in my current case, edit. So yeah, I’m back at it and having some time away has improved my capacity for seeing shit… like the opening chapter of September rain… That reminds me, I need […]
‘Desktop computer to laptop isn’t, and will never be, a big deal, lots of people have done it and benefitted from the added mobility, not being chained to a single location. Now what about the leap for laptop to tablet, putting all your computer needs to something commonly referred to as a “device” and not […]
So I’m looking to replace my laptop with this This not only means updating my blog here (when I get around to doing so) but writing in general. I have Pages to write with and Scrivener (once I figure out how to get my shot onto this iPad) but it’s the glass “virtual” keyboard that […]
Below is the first chapter of my novel, ‘Where There Are No Eyes’.
Please read and critique. Be brutal but don’t be a dick about it. “I like it” or “I don’t like it” are pointless remarks. Why do you like it, why don’t you like it?
This is only a second draft running at 6.5 pages and 1384 words.
Where There Are No Eyes follows Detective Chief Inspector Robert Carter as he tries to solve a series of horrific murders while dealing with his own personal problems, a promise he shouldn’t have made, and bureaucratic nonsense.’