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Jon Cronshaw shares the ups and downs of his life as a visually impaired science fiction and fantasy author.The British journalist turned independent author released his debut novel Wizard of the Wasteland in June 2017.Subscribe today and start following Jon’s author journey.Visit: http://joncronshaw.com for all the latest news and discover how you can claim your free novella, Addict of the Wasteland.

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Jon's Author Diary - 114 - December 8, 2019

Welcome to Jon's author diary for the week ending December 8, 2019. My wife and son have been ill this week, so I’ve not done as much writing as usual. My son was ill last weekend and was home on Monday, and then my wife got the same illness. I think it was probably the same virus that knocked me on my back a few weeks ago. I didn't get anything done towards The Ravenglass Chronicles, save for a bit of outlining. But I did manage to do some final editing tasks towards my non-fiction book for authors, The Stoic Writer. I’m going to give it a final read, but I think it’s ready for the editor. I had my best month ever in publishing in November. So, for a change, I’m actually going to treat my family with the money. Next year, I’m going to book a week holiday to get some late autumn sun. Hopefully, this will keep the worst symptoms of SAD at bay…hopefully. I've realised November is my worst month for Seasonal Affective Disorder—the depression is pretty hard-core at points. So, the extra sunshine can only help. Finally, please visit https://patreon.com/joncronshawauthor to support this podcast and pay for my sun-cream.

5 MIN4 d ago
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Jon's Author Diary - 114 - December 8, 2019

Jon's Author Diary - 113 - December 1, 2019

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8 MIN1 w ago
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Jon's Author Diary - 113 - December 1, 2019

Jon's Author Diary - 112 - November 24, 2019

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Jon's Author Diary - 112 - November 24, 2019

Jon's Author Diary - 111 - November 17, 2019

Welcome to Jon's author diary for the week ending November 17, 2019. I was ill this week had what was probably the flu, so I was in bed for about four days. This was all the typical symptoms of cold sweats and waking up in the middle of the night full of snot and all that wonderful stuff. I felt well enough to get back to work on Thursday. It was a bit slow-going but it was good to get back into writing Death, which is episode 13 of The Ravenglass Chronicles. I managed to finish writing the first draft and now five chapters into the second. Hopefully by this time next week, I have a solid second draft ready. I’ve had the first few reviews come in for book 12. They have been really positive, with some readers saying is strongest in the series. People who’ve read the author’s notes from that one will know has been difficult for me to view it objectively. I’m just pleased readers are enjoying it. Thank you to everyone who has left a review so far, and to everyone who has helped The...

8 MIN3 w ago
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Jon's Author Diary - 111 - November 17, 2019

Jon's Author Diary 110 - November 10, 2019

Welcome to Jon's author diary for the week ending November 10, 2019. It’s been a busy week. Last weekend I went to see my family in Wolverhampton. We celebrated bonfire night a few days early—so there were lots of fireworks, a curry, and gin. I’m not sure if gin is a traditional bonfire night beverage, but it worked for me. I was a little bit concerned how my guide dog Digit would react to the fireworks that have been going off all week, but he’s been fine. Explosions don’t seem to faze him…which might not be a good thing if the apocalypse comes. I’ve been working on draft of Death, which is episode 13 of The Ravenglass Chronicles. If you’ve followed my work for a while, you might remember I wrote a story about three years ago called Her Name Was Red, which I got some great feedback for and was what inspired me to write The Ravenglass Chronicles. I’m now at that point in the overall story. There are some elements that remain from the original story, but around 95 percent is...

7 MINNOV 9
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Jon's Author Diary 110 - November 10, 2019

Jon's Author Diary - 109 - November 3, 2019

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3 MINNOV 3
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Jon's Author Diary - 109 - November 3, 2019

Jon's Author Diary - 108 - October 27, 2019

Welcome to Jon's author diary for the week ending October 27, 2019. This week has been half-term holidays in the UK, so I have been in dad mode. It’s been great spending quality time with my son—the kid is so imaginative! He could talk for England on the subject of Pokémon and got quite competitive over a few games of Mario Kart. I did manage to go over notes from beta readers for book 12 of The Ravenglass Chronicles and a short story set in the Ravenglass Universe for an anthology of stories inspired by Dr Jeckyll and Mr Hyde. But, the half-term holidays are only a week, so my son goes back to school on Monday and I have to get back to the writing. My plan is start my first draft of book 13 of The Ravenglass Chronicles, which is inspired by the tarot card ‘death.’ I’ve written the outline and am I’m chomping at the bit to start writing—I have a feeling this episode is going to be far too much fun. It’s interesting the types of things I’ve found myself researching for my b...

6 MINOCT 27
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Jon's Author Diary - 108 - October 27, 2019

Jon's Author Diary - 107 - October 20, 2019

Welcome to Jon's author diary for the week ending October 20, 2019. I finished the final draft of The Hanged Man, episode 12 of The Ravenglass Chronicles. It is now with beta readers and will require a final edit. I’ve outlined book 13, so I’ll start writing the first draft on October 28. Digit update Digit is back to work after his attack a few weeks ago! He got the all clear from the vet on Tuesday and we did the school run on Thursday and it was great. He seems happy to be working again, and I’m sure he was ecstatic to get that stupid plastic cone from around his neck. On Friday, we went to Elterwater in the Lake District. We had a walk around the lake. I’m so glad to have him back working. It’s so much better working with a dog than with a stick. As for the police, I’ve not had any updates from them, so I don’t know if they’re doing anything. Luckily, I’ve not had any more run-ins with Staffordshire Bull Terriers. Let’s hope that continues. Coaching I had my first appo...

8 MINOCT 20
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Jon's Author Diary - 107 - October 20, 2019

Jon's Author Diary - 106 - October 13, 2019

Welcome to Jon's author diary for the week ending October 13, 2019. I managed to finish the first draft of The Hanged Man and am almost done with my second draft. Hopefully, I’ll have the final draft ready for the editor by the end of next week. Last week I mentioned that my guide dog Digit got attacked walking my son home from school, so I’ve had the fallout from that to deal with. The police tried to fob me off to the dog warden. But because Digit is an assistance dog, it is treated as an assault against a person in the UK, so it is a police issue. The police did come round and talk to me about it. Luckily, one of the parents got half decent photo of the guy and his dog, so that's with the police. Since it happened, I've actually seen the guy with his dog three times over the past week. I’ve let the investigating officer know each time I’ve seen him, and it’s at the same time and place as the attack. So, if the police are actually looking to talk to him, they know exactly whe...

6 MINOCT 13
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Jon's Author Diary - 106 - October 13, 2019

Jon's Author Diary - 105 - October 6, 2019

Welcome to Jon's author diary for the week ending October 6, 2019. It’s been a mixed bag of a week. It started well enough. I wrote a short story called The Princess and the Tailor for a charity anthology inspired by Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. I took the theme of a person transforming into a monster and ran with it. It tells the story of the way Kat’s parents met in The Ravenglass Chronicles. And if you’ve read the series, you’ll know that things didn’t exactly go well. I want to thank everyone who helped make The Ravenglass Chronicles episodes 1-11 boxed set an Amazon best-seller. It was only there for a couple of days, but I did get a pretty orange tag on my book! I went back to work on The Hanged Man, which is book 12 of The Ravenglass Chronicles, and I’m about three-quarters through now. I had hoped to have my draft finished by Friday, but life has a tendency to throw obstacles in the way… Digit On Thursday, my guide dog Digit was attacked by a Staffordshire bull terrier whil...

8 MINOCT 6
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Jon's Author Diary - 105 - October 6, 2019

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Jon's Author Diary - 114 - December 8, 2019

Welcome to Jon's author diary for the week ending December 8, 2019. My wife and son have been ill this week, so I’ve not done as much writing as usual. My son was ill last weekend and was home on Monday, and then my wife got the same illness. I think it was probably the same virus that knocked me on my back a few weeks ago. I didn't get anything done towards The Ravenglass Chronicles, save for a bit of outlining. But I did manage to do some final editing tasks towards my non-fiction book for authors, The Stoic Writer. I’m going to give it a final read, but I think it’s ready for the editor. I had my best month ever in publishing in November. So, for a change, I’m actually going to treat my family with the money. Next year, I’m going to book a week holiday to get some late autumn sun. Hopefully, this will keep the worst symptoms of SAD at bay…hopefully. I've realised November is my worst month for Seasonal Affective Disorder—the depression is pretty hard-core at points. So, the extra sunshine can only help. Finally, please visit https://patreon.com/joncronshawauthor to support this podcast and pay for my sun-cream.

5 MIN4 d ago
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Jon's Author Diary - 114 - December 8, 2019

Jon's Author Diary - 113 - December 1, 2019

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8 MIN1 w ago
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Jon's Author Diary - 113 - December 1, 2019

Jon's Author Diary - 112 - November 24, 2019

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Jon's Author Diary - 112 - November 24, 2019

Jon's Author Diary - 111 - November 17, 2019

Welcome to Jon's author diary for the week ending November 17, 2019. I was ill this week had what was probably the flu, so I was in bed for about four days. This was all the typical symptoms of cold sweats and waking up in the middle of the night full of snot and all that wonderful stuff. I felt well enough to get back to work on Thursday. It was a bit slow-going but it was good to get back into writing Death, which is episode 13 of The Ravenglass Chronicles. I managed to finish writing the first draft and now five chapters into the second. Hopefully by this time next week, I have a solid second draft ready. I’ve had the first few reviews come in for book 12. They have been really positive, with some readers saying is strongest in the series. People who’ve read the author’s notes from that one will know has been difficult for me to view it objectively. I’m just pleased readers are enjoying it. Thank you to everyone who has left a review so far, and to everyone who has helped The...

8 MIN3 w ago
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Jon's Author Diary - 111 - November 17, 2019

Jon's Author Diary 110 - November 10, 2019

Welcome to Jon's author diary for the week ending November 10, 2019. It’s been a busy week. Last weekend I went to see my family in Wolverhampton. We celebrated bonfire night a few days early—so there were lots of fireworks, a curry, and gin. I’m not sure if gin is a traditional bonfire night beverage, but it worked for me. I was a little bit concerned how my guide dog Digit would react to the fireworks that have been going off all week, but he’s been fine. Explosions don’t seem to faze him…which might not be a good thing if the apocalypse comes. I’ve been working on draft of Death, which is episode 13 of The Ravenglass Chronicles. If you’ve followed my work for a while, you might remember I wrote a story about three years ago called Her Name Was Red, which I got some great feedback for and was what inspired me to write The Ravenglass Chronicles. I’m now at that point in the overall story. There are some elements that remain from the original story, but around 95 percent is...

7 MINNOV 9
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Jon's Author Diary 110 - November 10, 2019

Jon's Author Diary - 109 - November 3, 2019

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3 MINNOV 3
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Jon's Author Diary - 109 - November 3, 2019

Jon's Author Diary - 108 - October 27, 2019

Welcome to Jon's author diary for the week ending October 27, 2019. This week has been half-term holidays in the UK, so I have been in dad mode. It’s been great spending quality time with my son—the kid is so imaginative! He could talk for England on the subject of Pokémon and got quite competitive over a few games of Mario Kart. I did manage to go over notes from beta readers for book 12 of The Ravenglass Chronicles and a short story set in the Ravenglass Universe for an anthology of stories inspired by Dr Jeckyll and Mr Hyde. But, the half-term holidays are only a week, so my son goes back to school on Monday and I have to get back to the writing. My plan is start my first draft of book 13 of The Ravenglass Chronicles, which is inspired by the tarot card ‘death.’ I’ve written the outline and am I’m chomping at the bit to start writing—I have a feeling this episode is going to be far too much fun. It’s interesting the types of things I’ve found myself researching for my b...

6 MINOCT 27
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Jon's Author Diary - 108 - October 27, 2019

Jon's Author Diary - 107 - October 20, 2019

Welcome to Jon's author diary for the week ending October 20, 2019. I finished the final draft of The Hanged Man, episode 12 of The Ravenglass Chronicles. It is now with beta readers and will require a final edit. I’ve outlined book 13, so I’ll start writing the first draft on October 28. Digit update Digit is back to work after his attack a few weeks ago! He got the all clear from the vet on Tuesday and we did the school run on Thursday and it was great. He seems happy to be working again, and I’m sure he was ecstatic to get that stupid plastic cone from around his neck. On Friday, we went to Elterwater in the Lake District. We had a walk around the lake. I’m so glad to have him back working. It’s so much better working with a dog than with a stick. As for the police, I’ve not had any updates from them, so I don’t know if they’re doing anything. Luckily, I’ve not had any more run-ins with Staffordshire Bull Terriers. Let’s hope that continues. Coaching I had my first appo...

8 MINOCT 20
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Jon's Author Diary - 107 - October 20, 2019

Jon's Author Diary - 106 - October 13, 2019

Welcome to Jon's author diary for the week ending October 13, 2019. I managed to finish the first draft of The Hanged Man and am almost done with my second draft. Hopefully, I’ll have the final draft ready for the editor by the end of next week. Last week I mentioned that my guide dog Digit got attacked walking my son home from school, so I’ve had the fallout from that to deal with. The police tried to fob me off to the dog warden. But because Digit is an assistance dog, it is treated as an assault against a person in the UK, so it is a police issue. The police did come round and talk to me about it. Luckily, one of the parents got half decent photo of the guy and his dog, so that's with the police. Since it happened, I've actually seen the guy with his dog three times over the past week. I’ve let the investigating officer know each time I’ve seen him, and it’s at the same time and place as the attack. So, if the police are actually looking to talk to him, they know exactly whe...

6 MINOCT 13
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Jon's Author Diary - 106 - October 13, 2019

Jon's Author Diary - 105 - October 6, 2019

Welcome to Jon's author diary for the week ending October 6, 2019. It’s been a mixed bag of a week. It started well enough. I wrote a short story called The Princess and the Tailor for a charity anthology inspired by Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. I took the theme of a person transforming into a monster and ran with it. It tells the story of the way Kat’s parents met in The Ravenglass Chronicles. And if you’ve read the series, you’ll know that things didn’t exactly go well. I want to thank everyone who helped make The Ravenglass Chronicles episodes 1-11 boxed set an Amazon best-seller. It was only there for a couple of days, but I did get a pretty orange tag on my book! I went back to work on The Hanged Man, which is book 12 of The Ravenglass Chronicles, and I’m about three-quarters through now. I had hoped to have my draft finished by Friday, but life has a tendency to throw obstacles in the way… Digit On Thursday, my guide dog Digit was attacked by a Staffordshire bull terrier whil...

8 MINOCT 6
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Jon's Author Diary - 105 - October 6, 2019
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