Author Archives: Pete Denton

About Pete Denton

I'm a writer working my way through the redrafts of a British crime novel. I also write short stories, flash fiction and some screen writing. Check out my blog for more.

What do you want from a writing group?

Today we had another meeting of the Steel City Writers. I’ve had a few discussions about writing groups recently. Some have had positive experiences and loved them. Others have struggled to cope with the rigid rules set out in their group and … Continue reading

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Just another post?

So we’ve been doing this A to Z Challenge. You know, the one where you post each day (excluding Sundays) in April and each post represents a letter of the alphabet. Or have we? We didn’t actually sign up to … Continue reading

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Inspired to Write

Over on my main blog I’ve just published about my first guest post on Dodging Commas. I have been approached before ( if that is the right way to phrase it) but this is the first time I have had the … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction

I hadn’t heard of flash fiction until about a year ago though I don’t get out much. I didn’t know that there was a growing movement towards this short style of writing. When you study creative writing, the number of … Continue reading

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e-book: The Apology

When I first heard that Amazon were bringing out an e-reader I thought: why are they bothering? It’ll never catch on. People like the feel of a book, they like the smell and texture of a brand new book fresh … Continue reading

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Dieting can be good for your writing.

I started dieting in May of last year. I suffer from migraines and there is an increased risk of early onset diabetes from the medication I take. My Doctor’s told me a few times to lose weight and I finally … Continue reading

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Just Get It Out There – Published!

My last post was just a couple of days ago and I talked about our e-book and the final stages of publishing through Smashwords. Well the formatting is complete and we published Just Get It Out There last night. Yippee! It … Continue reading

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Just Get It Out There – The Book

At the first meeting of our writing group last year we discussed publishing an e-book of our stories and poetry. We thought it was a good idea to put some of our work together to showcase what we can do. … Continue reading

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Thinking of joining a writing group?

I’m the type of person who would never have thought about joining a writing group. In real life I’m not very sociable so meeting and talking with other writers about all things writing would have been at the bottom of … Continue reading

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