Hanging out and Flashpoint

This week has been somewhat manic, but also one of those times which makes being authorish worthwhile. I was delighted to ‘hang out’ with the Haphazardous Hippo, and the Unicorns were very well behaved. You can find out what I mean, and read the full story by clicking on the 'Hanging Out' link below. 😀 …

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The Diet and Staying in with Linda

It's been a great week. Not only was it my birthday, but I was a guest on Linda's Book Bag discussing Spirit of Technology , and to top it off, one of my stories has been accepted for the anthology 'Flashpoint' to be released by Clarendon House books shortly.   You can read what Linda and I got …

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Don’t give up the night job

A very short story this week, (which could be described as 'flash' fiction 😀 ), as I am working to meet deadlines for the books I am hoping to release by the Spring. This story might not be suitable for children.  It was a struggle earning enough to pay the bills, find the rent and …

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Bloggers and followers

Discovering several new followers for my blog I was delighted, until I realised they must all be the same person. This was confirmed when one of my writer groups on Facebook posted about having exactly the same problem. I couldn’t understand the reasoning behind it, unless it was the expectation of a ‘like for a …

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Summer secrets

Have you ever wondered what happens in holiday resorts when all the tourists leave? Perhaps everything hibernates until the new season begins, or perhaps other forces come into their own.    Summer was drawing to an end. Beach kiosks put up their shutters, sun loungers were stacked and locked away in storage, and the children …

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Under the fridge

You know that feeling when you have to move an appliance that hasn't been touched for years, and you're a little apprehensive about what you might find underneath? That was all I needed. The train was late, I got drenched and now the kitchen was swimming in water. ‘What on earth has happened in here? …

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Enchanting other worlds -Andrew’s story

I have been away with little Internet access so apologise for the delay while I've been catching up with posts.   Nevertheless, I was delighted to be a blogger's featured guest (or rather one of my characters was) and you can hear what he had to say by clicking on the link below.  Andrew's story Thank …

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