Workmen and book reviews.

A fellow author on Facebook posted a snippet of conversation between two ladies which angered her, but I found rather sad. The gist of it was they would not read any book which had less than 1,000 reviews. It was also a dig at Indie or self-published authors and the smaller publishers. The lady who …

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AI gone rogue. Part 2

The second part of my short story. If you haven’t seen the first part from last week you might want to read that first so it makes sense. I needed an excuse to escape from the house and get some fresh air, so decided to combine a quick trip to the supermarket with a coffee …

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Waiting for Santa -Val’s Tales

It doesn't look as if the final audio story for Val's Tales will be available on our YouTube channel before Christmas, which is a shame as the 15th December was our first anniversary. Never mind. I'll let you have a sneaky read, and you can check out our podcasts for all the others. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsmbM57q4SzHbOcx3CPbr1Q Apple …

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Boring blurbs and Books.

One of the joys of being an author is being able to connect with others in the industry. A challenge in one of my writers’ groups was to describe your book in the most boring way possible. The results were hilarious, and surprisingly, some of the shortest and most mundane were intriguing for what they …

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Summer Changes, Winter Tears and George and Mary

I'm delighted to announce that my latest book 'Summer Changes, Winter Tears' is now available on Amazon in both eBook and paperback formats. Summer Changes, Winter Tears paperback UK Summer Changes, Winter Tears eBook USA Although basically a Romance, the story includes nostalgia from my first visit to the Mediterranean island of Malta, and the …

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How to write a book and Story of a Country Boy

As a change from a short story, I wondered if you would be interested in what is involved in writing and publishing a book. First you need to write a book. It’s easy, everyone says so, and would do it themselves if they had the time. Okay, assuming you’ve done that bit and typed 'The …

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