Category Archives: JL Simpson

Everyone’s a Killer

By JL Simpson A bit of a dramatic title. Of course it’s not true but you’d never guess it if you were currently living at my house. Nervous Ninnies have taken over the building. As if life isn’t complicated enough … Continue reading

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I Couldn’t Have Done It Without You, or Critique Partnering

I have a writer friend who has never used a critique partner or any beta reader other than her husband. She’s done quite well that way, but not all of us could. Whether you’re a writer who hasn’t worked with … Continue reading

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What Fresh Hell is This?

You might think that the life of an author is all glamour and thrills, but you’d be wrong. I am looking down the barrel of a deadline and I am just not ready. My editor has already put the date … Continue reading

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Who Said You Could Wear a Dress?

By JL Simpson I made it this month. Due to the hectic pace of life, family crisis and dumb stupidity I missed posting in September. I hope you didn’t miss me, actually you probably never even noticed. However, whilst I … Continue reading

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A Time to Kill

The problem with being a writer is having an over active imagination. Maybe you need the imagination to write, like the chicken and the egg thing. However, once you start to write your over active imagination starts to creep into … Continue reading

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When Readers Attack

As an indie author, (I love that, it sounds so  much more hip and cutting edge than self-published), every aspect of the publishing process for my Daisy Dunlop Mystery series is down to me.  I don’t have an agent to send my … Continue reading

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Dying for a Deadline

By JL Simpson Last year I decided to take on a new role. Not only was I going to be the author of my Daisy Dunlop mystery series, but I was also going to be the publisher. Gone were the … Continue reading

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