A hearty welcome to guest blogger Graeme Ing, a writer of fantasy and SF novels, both adult and YA. His current novel, "Ocean of Dust", is a YA fantasy, scheduled for publication at the end of 2012.
Hands up...who loves being on a diet? No takers? Not surprising, but as writers, we can learn a lot from the discipline and tactics that diets teach us. Both pastimes, if I may refer to a diet that way, require us to master the secret of hard and consistent work, that if followed for any length of time is certain to bring success and happiness. Wow, that's a tall order isn't it? No, I'm not a spokesman for a weight-loss program, but I've done my share of diets. So what am I talking about: