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Do Not Despise These Small Beginnings – Write Hacked

Note from Nick: This is a special day. Today’s post was written by my first editor, the guy who took The Golden Crystal and made it not suck! I recently got over an obstacle that many would-be authors never manage to conquer: I finished and published my first book. For my entire life, I had failed to finish this particular race, …


Start small,aim high … but most of all, enjoy the experience. 

See on Scoop.itWriting your first book



Dreams can come true and mine was to live in Spain forever and ever ....  Well, after studying languages many years ago I became totally enamoured with all things Spanish, I finally made the big move for a more 'relaxed' lifestyle in 2003.  Since then, I have been teaching Spanish to Ex-pats and translating. Also, I trained as a Community Manager (Social Media) so that I have a genuine excuse to be on Facebook, Twitter and the Internet for hours on end, but then I started to write. My first attempt was for NaNo 2012 with 'The Nasrid Charm' (a story set in Spain and the Afterlife.) Like most first drafts, this is in need of serious revision and has been placed on the backburner, while I pursue my mystery stories. I'll get back to it - one day :) 

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