Not a Country girl

Having lived all my life either in, or close to, London, England I’m not exactly what you might call a ‘Country girl.’ I do remember coming home from school with a snake in a box having agreed to look after it for the long summer holidays. How was I to know my mother was petrified …

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Author anniversary and Amazon Categories

When my first book was released, I assumed authors wrote a book then sat back while royalties flooded in from everyone who had bought it, and the publishers did everything else. Expecting to sell millions of copies under my pen name (because all proper authors use a pen name, don’t they?) it was quite an …

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Character Interview -The Old Lady ‘At the bottom of the Garden.’ Weird and Peculiar Tales.

I was surprised when I discovered the main character in one of my books didn’t have a name but then I realised Paula Harmon, my co-author for Weird and Peculiar Tales, sometimes didn’t name hers either. https://mybook.to/WeirdandPeculiarTales This collection of short stories is perfect for Halloween, with a variety of tales from the amusing to …

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Writer’s block – The blank page

As a writer I’m often asked how to overcome writer’s block. You sit down full of enthusiasm and a blank screen stares back at you, daring your fingers to touch the keyboard, or your pen to destroy the pristine surface of a blank sheet of paper. Fortunately, this is something I’ve never found a problem; …

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Birthdays, Unicorns and Rhunicorns.

I’m not sure how my fascination with unicorns began. I’ve never been a 'pretty in pink, girlie party-dress' type, and my interest began way before unicorns became trendy.  A few years ago I discovered they were descendants of the rhino, and thought how wonderful that a great, grey lumbering beast could be related to a …

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