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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A Day in the Life

              I was honoured to be the featured author guest on the blogger series 'A Day in the life.’ The questions asked made for a great discussion, so despite initially feeling nervous I really enjoyed it. You can read the full interview and the reason for the Unicorn photo …

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How to self-publish

For those of you who enjoyed my previous post 'How to become an author' I thought you might find this follow-up useful:  Now that I have told you everything there is to know about being a writer I thought it was time to improve your knowledge of self- publishing. 😀 • You already have your beautifully …

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Writer’s support

Writing can be one of the loneliest professions. Even if we're not stuck away in the proverbial attic our quill pens or laptops are not the friendliest of company.  Luckily the 'family' of authors are one of the most supportive groups I've ever come across. Having been there, done that and bought the printing paper …

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