Recently, I did something that I really shouldn’t talk about. Something that I’m not proud of. Something that just happened.

I took time off.

When establishing a name for themselves, writers and other creatives have to be seen to be busy. Building an online presence has become an excellent way…


Lots of people like to talk about writing. If you care to look for it, there’s an endless amount of articles, blogs, books and courses aimed at the aspiring writer. But amongst it all, it’s the most common, the simplest piece of advice that carries the most weight. …


Nothing gets me out of bed on a Saturday morning. Nothing. But for the past couple of weekends I’ve bravely forgone my weekly lie-in to rise early and network at some great writing events.

Writing is such a solitary pursuit it’s not surprising to learn there’s such an active community…


Hemingway famously said ‘write drunk; edit sober.’ He obviously hadn’t read chapter ten of my novel. When the pages are drowning in corrections, it can be hard with no end in sight, countless drafts ahead. After all, how can you ever really know when your novel is edit ready?

It’s…


If I have to read about one more vampire, I’m going to scream — and that’s not a compliment to the shady night-dwellers. It will have escaped precisely no one’s notice that ever since the success of Twilight, there’s been an explosion in the genre that has taken horror’s favourite…

Joe Eurell

Have written a book. You might see it on a shelf someday.

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