Comic Con

Have you ever been to Comic Con?

Comic Con is a convention for Manga/Anime Fans and Cosplayers (that is to say people who dress up as their favourite characters) where they can buy and sell comics, admire each other costumes and meet actors of their favourite shows and video games. When most people think of Comic Con they think of two things. The first is San Diego where all of the big stars go and where the announcements for upcoming films are made. The second thing people think of are the cos players who have spent hundreds of pounds on their outfits. (If you don’t know what I mean type Cosplayers in Google Images)

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Daily Writing Routine

What is your daily writing routine?  Some writers sit at their desks from dawn till dusk whilst some only work for an hour or two each day. Others find they can only write in cafés or on the move while others prefer to work surrounded by home comforts. Does the radio aid your writing or hinder it? How many words do you write per day? Do you set yourself a target?

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Welcome to Jack Dowd’s Writing Blog.

Hello everyone and welcome to my blog.

For any newcomers, or anyone who has just forgotten, I’m Jack Dowd, I’m twenty one years old and I’ve just finished a Creative Writing degree (BA Hons) at London South Bank University. I’ve been working on various projects (See publications at the top of this page) submitting short stories to competitions and magazines, working on my fantasy novel and pestering other writers in an attempt to learn the secrets of the craft for a number of years.

This blog has been in the works for several months and I have a list of topics and ideas I want to cover. You won’t find my personal life on here (unless it’s something to do with writing) nor will you find free pieces of work apart from those under the publications tab. If you want to follow my personal life please add me on Facebook or follow me on Twitter or just ask.

The first topic Daily Writing Routine should be posted above this and I hope you enjoy reading my blog as I had as much fun writing it.

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Here I am with my balanced diet, a book in each hand.