One For The Road crime novel debut tour comes to an end

What a lovely bunch of bloggers they were. In case you missed the reviews, they’re summarised below (click on the bloggers’ names for their full review – and please do leave comments).  You can purchase my book here. I’d be very grateful. 🙂

Monday 12th

“One of my favourite authors… yet again something completely different… an intriguing story… like a lighter version of a David Lynch novel… a riveting and compelling read… I couldn’t put this one down… short chapters keep this a fast-paced novel… clever timing… written in a very smart way… a fantastic novel with a difference.” Kerry @cats_herding

“It seems like Ms Bailey can turn her hand to anything… slow-burning tension that kept me intrigued to the end… sense of place is wonderful… ” Kate @bantambookworm

Tuesday 13th

“One for the Road had me hooked… I wanted to find out what happened next… some of the characters I fel in love with, others I absolutely didn’t like at all. Some of their actions throughout the book shocked me…” Chelle @Curlupwithbooks

Then Bev of @beveaves kindly shared an extract from my book – do go and check it out.

Wednesday 14th

“I thoroughly enjoyed this story, it had me hooked… the author has a really nice writing style and I have really enjoyed everything I have read by her so far… a well-crafted story with some excellent character… another well-written story from this fabulous author – really looking forward to her next release.” Donna@dmmaguire391

And Liza @turnthepage171 shared an extract of my novel at https://turnthepage171.wordpress.com/2019/08/14/one-for-the-road-morgen-bailey.

Thursday 1st

“I was soon captivated by the story… I absolutely loved reading ‘One for the Road’… It didn’t take me long at all to become addicted… the book had developed a sort of hold over me… The pages were turning increasing quickly as my desperation to find out what happened increased… just didn’t want the book to end… Once Morgen has your attention, she doesn’t let it go.” Amanda @Ginger_bookgeek

“The more I read of Morgen’s work, the more impressed I am by her writing… Morgen cleverly intertwines their stories to produce a well-written book. I highly recommend Morgen’s writing.” Caroline @thedivinewrite1

Friday 2nd

“A slow burn – worth waiting for!… Unfolding slowly, it’s like peeling back the layers to get to the truth – and it does all come out in the end. Trust me, it’s worth waiting for. I’m very happy to give it four stars.” Grace@Reviewerlady

“This started off very strong with so much to offer the reader – really what I expect from this author as she has depth in her writing… The characters were well written… The story was interesting and I enjoyed the read.” Sean@seantalbot1977

You can purchase the book here.

Thank you so much everyone, especially Sarah @BOTBSPublicity for organising and Caroline @CazVinBooks (and others on Twitter!) for sharing.

One For The Road crime novel debut tour day two

Day two sees a lovely review and an extract from the novel (click on the hosts’ names to read the full details)…

“One for the Road had me hooked… I wanted to find out what happened next… some of the characters I fel in love with, others I absolutely didn’t like at all. Some of their actions throughout the book shocked me…” Chelle @Curlupwithbooks

Then Bev of @beveaves kindly shared an extract from my book – do go and check it out.

You can purchase the book here.

Thank you so much everyone, especially Sarah @BOTBSPublicity for organising and Caroline @CazVinBooks (and others on Twitter!) for sharing.

One For The Road crime novel debut tour day one

 

Day one and two really lovely reviews (click on the hosts’ names to read the full reviews)…

“One of my favourite authors… yet again something completely different… an intriguing story… like a lighter version of a David Lynch novel… a riveting and compelling read… I couldn’t put this one down… short chapters keep this a fast-paced novel… clever timing… written in a very smart way… a fantastic novel with a difference.” Kerry @cats_herding

“It seems like Ms Bailey can turn her hand to anything… slow-burning tension that kept me intrigued to the end… sense of place is wonderful… ” Kate @bantambookworm

You can purchase the book here.

Thank you so much everyone, especially Sarah @BOTBSPublicity for organising and Caroline @CazVinBooks (and others on Twitter!) for sharing.

The 365 Day Writers’ Block Workbook debut tour day five

The final day and this time four very kind reviews (click on the hosts’ names to read the full reviews)…

“I am happy to tell you here’s a book that can help you out of your writer’s block… a very handy tool for all writers… worth your time and effort… 4.5 out of 5 stars for me” Rubina @rubinagomes

“It’s a small book but packs a lot in… the weekly tips were excellent… surprised myself by writing some really enjoyable pieces of flash fiction… it made me want to write more!… I have since bought my own copy.” Suze @suzecm

“This book is small but perfectly formed… the format works well for ease of reference… It did produce some fascinating ideas… a very useful and surprising exercise… the results may make me a little braver and more experimental… For a small volume, this definitely packs a punch.” Julie @book_problem

“Anyone suffering from writer’s block should give this a try… there is simply no excuse to not get started… I’d recommend this to any authors, aspiring writers or even book bloggers who need to get creative and loosen up before writing a review or blog post. ” @Sassy_Brit

You can purchase the book here.

Thank you so much everyone, especially Sarah @BOTBSPublicity for organising and Caroline @CazVinBooks (and others on Twitter!) for sharing.

The 365 Day Writers’ Block Workbook debut tour day four

Day four and three more lovely reviews (click on the hosts’ names to read the full reviews)…

“jam packed with ideas… weekly tips are on point and useful… this book can make a real difference… I’ll certainly make sure it’s by my side.” Mary @bethsy

“an invaluable workbook… definitely help me kick start my creative brain… an easy to follow format… a handy tool for every writer out there. Grab yourself a copy. You won’t regret it!” Debbie/JB @BrookCottageBks

“a great little book… works on so many levels… the beauty of the book is that you can use the structure or not… this book is a brilliant companion… Morgen has done a fabulous job…” Kerry @Cats_Herding

You can purchase the book here.

Thank you so much everyone, especially Sarah @BOTBSPublicity for organising and Caroline @CazVinBooks (and others on Twitter!) for sharing.

The 365 Day Writers’ Block Workbook debut tour day three

Day three and three more lovely reviews (click on the hosts’ names to read the full reviews)…

“definitely something to grab your attention… fabulous POV explanations… a whole host of invaluable tips… I really enjoy using tools like this… kick start your writing journey.” Sharon @sbairden

“a great book that really gives your creative spark a boost!… endless possibilities… really helped me get back into writing… a fab little book that every writer should have in their toolbox.”Lorna @ljwrites85

“a fabulous writing aid… the writing tips I found extremely useful… excellent for writers’ block but also useful for honing your skill, writing a piece of flash fiction or pushing yourself to write outside your comfort zone… now I need it in paperback.” Julie @julieryan18

You can purchase the book here.

Thank you so much everyone, especially Sarah @BOTBSPublicity for organising and Caroline @CazVinBooks (and others on Twitter!) for sharing.

The 365 Day Writers’ Block Workbook debut tour day two

Day two sees three more very kind reviews (click on the hosts’ names to read the full reviews)…

“a no-nonsense, self-starting guide… some great writing prompts… really enjoyed the tip of the week feature… brilliant tips that get you thinking… great for a writing group… really does fire up your writing mojo!” Kim @KimTheBookworm (on Twitter)

“another brilliant workbook… incredible variety… the prompts feel unique… a great aid to creative writing, to really ignite the imagination… brilliant.” Lesley @lelbudge

“this book intrigued me… this book gave me a way in and a lot of inspiration… easy to follow and understand and the layout was great… I have read a few of this author’s fiction books and this was just as good, she certainly knows how to write a book for the target audience… full of a lot of ideas… highly recommended” Donna @dmmaguire391

You can purchase the book here.

Thank you so much everyone, especially Sarah @BOTBSPublicity for organising and Caroline @CazVinBooks (and others on Twitter!) for sharing.

Reblogging & Tweeting

I often pick up and reblog great writing content here on WordPress. If you’d like yours reblogged, then I’ll gladly do this as a one-off for free if I feel that it’s suitable for my readership (over 1,200 followers with over 415,000 views). The post will appear automatically once on Facebook (1900+), Twitter (4,600+), LinkedIn (2,300+), Google+ (1,200+), Tumblr and Path.

If you want that post (or anything else, ideally writing-related as that’s my main audience) retweeting*, then I will charge for that depending up on how often you want it retweeting:

  • Twice daily = £25 (€30 / US$35 / CA & AS$40) per month, payable via PayPal (to morgen@morgenbailey.com)
  • Once daily = £18 (€23 / US$25 / CA & AS$30) per month, payable via PayPal
  • Twice a week = £12 (€15 / US$17 / CA & AS$20) per month, payable via PayPal
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If you want your writing posts regularly reblogging (on WordPress only, one reblog per post), then let me know and we’ll discuss the options.

Today’s online writing groups’ poetry and story exercises: 21 December 2015

*** If you enjoy these prompts, or are looking to improve your writing or submit a manuscript, do take a look at my six online courses… currently £1 or $1-2! (coupon codes on the online courses page)

Every weekday I post a set of poetry prompts on poetrywritinggroup.wordpress.com and a set of story prompts on the scriptnovel and short story blogs (and poems, script / novel extracts, stories at the weekends, when I get them). As you’ll see by the headings, you’ve missed a few but they’re listed on the relevant group’s Exercises page so you can always find them there…

Poetry Writing Exercises 763: Monday 21st December

Here are your four poetry exercises for today. Time yourself for 15 minutes per exercise, having a break in between each one or move on to the next.  When you’ve finished, do pop over to this blog’s Facebook Group and let everyone know how you got on.

763 buckets 873441Below are the four – you can do them in any order.

  1. Keywords: crazy, DJ, gaga, people, young
  2. Random: Fresher’s Week
  3. Picture: what does this inspire?
  4. Monologue Monday: first-person poem about walking in sand

Have fun, and if you would like to, do paste your writing in the comment boxes below so we can see how you got on! Remember though that it counts as being published so don’t post anything that you would want to submit elsewhere (where they require unpublished material).

See below for explanations of the prompts, they do vary…

  • Sentence starts = what it says on the tin. You can use it at the beginning of the poem or include it later, and being poetry it doesn’t have to be exact – just be inspired by it.
  • Keywords = the words have to appear in the poem but can be in any order and can be lengthened (e.g. clap to clapping).
  • Single-word prompt = sometimes all it takes is one word to spawn an idea. Sometimes it easy, sometimes hard but invariably fun.
  • Mixed bag = an object, a location, a colour.
  • Picture prompts = nothing other than a picture. What does it conjure up?
  • Title = The title for your piece.
  • Haiku poem= 5 syllables, 7 syllables, 5 syllables
  • Random = whatever takes my fancy!

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Story Writing Exercises 767: Monday 21st December

Here are your four story exercises for today. If you enjoy these prompts (or are looking to improve your writing or submit a manuscript), do take a look at my online courses… currently just £1 or $1-2 each (when using coupon codes)!

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