Just over a week ago I asked y'all to give me your opinions on some draft book covers for The Jack Hansard Series - and your response was fantastic! Thank you for all of your messages on the blog, Facebook, Twitter, and Wattpad - we've been weighing up your comments and have come to our…Read more Cover Art: The Pain of Decision
This is an update for all you fantastic people following the progress of The Jack Hansard Series. Firstly: thank you for your amazing support! It means a lot that you've stuck with me (and Jack) throughout this weird journey. I've just recently finished editing Season 1, and so have turned my sights to self-publishing. Joining…Read more Cover Art: Ask the Audience
Dydh ha, my lovelies! Just popping my head above the surface to let you all know that I'm still here, and that An Inspired Mess is far from sitting quiet. I'm now halfway through editing The Jack Hansard Series: just ten more episodes to go! Every week I upload the polished edit of another episode…Read more Let’s Connect! But how?
What's the key to good writing? Good editing. I thoroughly believe this. The first draft from even the best of writers is likely to be a pile of crap - and that's because they know the important thing is to get that first draft finished, not perfect. If you are constantly polishing and editing as…Read more Ch-ch-changes! Editing Tips Part 1
Holy crap. We made it guys. We made it to Episode freakin' 20. Now what? I suppose we should have a quick retrospective. An Inspired Mess and the Jack Hansard Series launched way back in January 2015. I published one episode roughly every two weeks - sure, I took a short holiday in the…Read more Season Finale: What happens now?
The penultimate installment of the Jack Hansard series is now up! In Episode 19: Little Fish Hansard and co. finally come face to face with the phoenix creature they've been seeking . . . but it's not quite what the old stories described. Hansard just might be more out of his depth than he realises.…Read more
Moved into new house: Check. Switched utility suppliers: Check. Found new internet provider: Check. Castrated unhelpful TalkTalk employees: Check. Finally uploaded Episode 13 of the Hansard Series: Freakin' CHECK! I know it's taken a long time, but it's finally here. That was a ridiculous cliffhanger to be left on, wasn't it? Everyone's stranded in the…Read more Back In Business!