Spirit of Technology background

The original idea of this page was to provide information and background relating to my published books, and there is quite an interesting story behind this one. During an amicable conversation with my first publisher, I confirmed I hadn’t received an email which she was sure her assistant had sent me, and her comment ‘It …

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Writers, authors and changes.

I never really appreciated the difference between saying ‘I’m a writer’ and saying ‘I’m an author.’ I assumed an author had a published book to their name and a writer was striving towards that goal. Thinking back, that was rather a narrow-minded view and even Google offers different interpretations, including the transition to being called …

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When everything comes together

Sometimes it can be frustrating for authors to break the cloak of invisibility when entering the publishing world. Long hours are spent writing, editing, revising and endevouring to publicise their work. There are as many reasons for being a writer as there are genres. Some write purely for their own pleasure and some need to …

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The Graveyard. Happy New Year.

It's been an interesting year. I've published my third book- my first attempt at self-publishing, been a guest on several book bloggers' sites, written and posted over fifty short stories, and learnt a lot about the world of being an established author. Plans for the New Year include setting up my own publishing imprint, collaborating …

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