Category Archives: Wednesday – What if?

What if it is all in the genes?

Back while I was in university studying to be a teacher my minor concentration was psychology, in particular child development and behaviour. I poured over the texts and listened to the reasoning behind both the nature and nurture debate. At … Continue reading

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What if the Mayflower never left Plymouth England?

As many Americans are preparing for their Thanksgiving feast tomorrow, I thought it appropriate to dedicate this Wednesday, What if? to the holiday. Alternative history stories are ones that peak my curiosity because they fit so nicely with my favourite question which … Continue reading

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What if our fantasy creatures were real?

As a fantasy/sci-fi writer I spend a great deal of time focusing on another world and conjuring up the lives of humanoid creatures. I read blogs daily where other people spend their time in a similar fashion but with fairies, ghosts, shape-shifters, … Continue reading

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What if I don’t want to pay for books?

Many people still rely on public libraries to borrow books. They prefer reading for free and not buying books. Arguments for borrowing include those surrounding green initiatives and being budget savvy. Therefore it peaked my interest when I heard this … Continue reading

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What if I don’t have a book trailer?

Book trailers are a popular new way to promote both published and unpublished books. They usually are about 1-3 minutes in length and look just like those movie trailers we have watched for years but are to promote a book … Continue reading

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What if size does matter?

Most literary agents, publishers and veteran authors hand out the following advice to newbie writers: – Don’t get hung up on word count just write a complete story. But at the moment is this really the best advice? There is … Continue reading

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What if you could ask an author a question while reading their book?

Every so often while reading a book I come across a part of it that I want to know more about. Sometimes, I want to know where the author got their inspiration. Sometimes, I just don’t understand what is going … Continue reading

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