Last Week of the Year Writing Update

By Alexander Ballard Published December 31, 2013 I’ve decided to start keep track of my weekly writing progress here on my blog instead of just in my daily tracking journals.  I have been hit or miss the week a couple of days above target and a few zero words days.    I blame the recent bout…

Inspiration Monday #12 – Skies of Fire

By Alexander Ballard Published December 30, 2013 Last Monday of year and I’ve managed 12 inspiration Mondays, which isn’t great I really need to do at least 26 in 2014.   On well another year ahead to try my best in.   Today I was playing around with Photoshop and manipulated the colours for an old photo…

Inspiration Monday #11 – Escape from Paradise

By Alexander Ballard Published December 23, 2013 Black smoke stretched like a finger into the sky.  Crimson flames danced high along the mountainside visible for miles in the afternoon sun.  It would be hours before the fires finally burned themselves out. By then everything would be reduced to ash. All evidence gone and no trace…

Well…

By Alexander Ballard Published December 20, 2013 I’m down in Mexico for the holidays in sunny and far too hot Bucerias. Note that isn’t me in the photo it’s a dog named magic. I’ve found it hard to get into a good writing routine but then I’ve also been busy finalizing everything for my publishing…

Legacy – The Prince Saga Book One

By Alexander Ballard Published December 18, 2013 Well it began as an idea and a few sentences a little over a year ago but after seven edits and many hours of writing I’ve finally finished my first novel. Legacy – Book One of the Black Prince Saga is an epic fantasy novel taking place twelve…