Steven Hague's Blog – January 2009 Archive (4)

Weekly Blog - Monday 26th Jan

Last week I received a proof of my second novel, Blood Law, from my publishers, along with a request for me to give it one last read through ahead of it being type-set for printing. At this stage I’m really only looking for any mistakes or minor corrections, and I now have a two week window of opportunity in which to notify my editor of any such amendments, so best I get reading!



Strangely enough, my third novel, The Beholder, also requires a read through, as I’ve now completed the… Continue

Added by Steven Hague on January 27, 2009 at 4:48am — No Comments

Weekly Blog - Monday 19th Jan

Not much to report from last week, as I spent my time scanning through The Beholder, making some minor enhancements as suggested by my wife Lisa, and looking for opportunities to include some additional research to help add further depth/realism to the novel. This research can provide background colour, such as being able to name types of cactus and vegetation in a desert, or it can be more facts and figures based, such as being able to quote the length of the US-Mexico border along with the… Continue

Added by Steven Hague on January 19, 2009 at 10:58pm — No Comments

Weekly Blog - Monday 12th Jan

Last week, I spoke to Suzannah Sorrell, the editor of up and coming mens’ quarterly ‘1 Degree East’, regarding my debut novel Justice For All. Suzannah really enjoyed the book, and she plans to include a couple of features on me in the magazine’s next two issues: first, an excerpt from JFA in their Q1 issue (due out at the end of January), and then an interview with yours truly in their Q2 issue. More news to follow in the coming weeks.



And now for some good news on The Beholder. My… Continue

Added by Steven Hague on January 12, 2009 at 8:57pm — No Comments

Weekly Blog - Monday 5th January

First up, Happy New Year to one and all, and I hope that 2009 brings you all you could wish for.



2009 has certainly started off well for me, as my debut novel, Justice For All, has won its first award. For those of you that have been reading this blog for a while, you may remember that JFA attracted a glowing review on www.sonsofspade.tk back in early November. The Sons of Spade website is run by a Dutch writer, Jochem Steen, and it’s a great source of information about the crime… Continue

Added by Steven Hague on January 5, 2009 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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