Desert Island Communications

As well as providing wonderful support to authors, book bloggers can be the source of inspiration for new stories. Some time ago, Neats Wilson of The Haphazardous Hippo blog mentioned being stranded on a desert island with just a laptop. It’s taken a while, but here’s my story;  😀  ‘Ladies and gentleman. Please listen to this important …

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Dinner Time and Curled up with a good book

This week seems to be all about the foxes. They got in on the act when they sneaked into my guest spot with Michelle's book blog 'Curled up with a good book.' You can read about it here: Meet the author guest post Although Rosie turns up regularly, I haven't seen Chico for a few …

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Country Boy background and Bloggers support

Regular followers will have realised I have a new book out: ‘Story of a Country Boy.’ Although this was written a while ago, I hesitated in releasing it, as it’s very different from my previous publications, which were mainly romance or fantasy, and suitable for every age group. Story of a Country Boy US link Story …

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Bloggers, reviews and Conversation with my Aunt

The good, the bad and the downright annoying. It’s been a funny old week. After last week’s post about bloggers, I was inundated with email advices telling me about all the new people following my blog. Good news you would think – not exactly. The majority of them were either sleazy sales and marketing, or …

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Book bloggers and ‘Story of a Country Boy.’

As a change from my usual short story, I thought I’d make this week’s blog post about all things authorish. I love writing, get easily inspired with new ideas, and fortunately never suffer from the dreaded writer’s block. My only problem is juggling marketing, writing and keeping up with the outside world (which is my excuse …

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Farewell 2018. Welcome New Year 2019

Traditionally at this time of year it’s an opportunity to look back, and count your blessings and achievements from the previous twelve months. On a personal note, my long-standing leg injury has become more problematical, but my eye sight has been helped by a cataract operation. Next year should see the other eye sorted, so …

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Bloggers and books for Christmas

For anyone who enjoys reading, a book makes a wonderful gift for Christmas, but how do you choose? Do you trawl through Amazon and pick something in a genre you enjoy? Perhaps you have a favourite 'Go-to' author and hope the recipient has similar tastes? The big five publishing houses have a difficult decision between …

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