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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Moany days of Christmas

I was delighted to contribute as a guest on Portobello Book blog for a series covering the Twelve days of Christmas. The third day of gifts, Three French Hens, is believed to represent Faith, Hope and Love.   You can click on the link or read the story below. The third day of Christmas ‘A …

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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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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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Book Beasts

There are millions of books available so to get noticed authors rely on positive reviews from readers, and publicity from bloggers. I am lucky enough to have such support so this post is by way of a thank you to a lady who joked about her two dogs being featured. Take a bow boys. 😀 …

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How to become an author in 20 easy lessons

It's done. My first attempt at self-publishing is complete and 'Spirit of Technology' is entered into the Amazon storyteller competition. All I need now are the reviews and I can start arranging the party on my new yacht.   😀 Meanwhile here's a little tutorial in case anyone thinks being an author is easy. Part …

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