It’s important to listen to those who have walked the path before us. Lately, I find myself seeking out published authors because I want to know what they’ve got to say. I want to learn from them and find out if they have tips that might save me some heart ache. As always, the information … Read moreListening to Published Authors
It’s difficult enough for an unpublished author to get one manuscript published, so trying to sell a trilogy is only weakening your chances. Once an author is established they can (almost) do as they please, but until then a writer must play by the rules. And this means that writing stand alone manuscript is the … Read moreHow Many Books
A dear friend and her husband, are celebrating the arrival of their first baby today. Patrick Rodel O’Brien Parocha was born at 6.40am and both mother and child are doing well. Congratulations to the parents, and welcome to the world Patrick. I hope to see you soon. 🙂 Edit: 23 Nov 2005 – I’ve discovered … Read moreA Baby Arrival
The weight has lifted from my shoulders and now I must focus on writing because 2006 is going to be an important year for me. I don’t intend to sit back and wait for something to happen, I’m going to get revved up and MAKE something happen. I’m going to take action and control of … Read moreGetting Revved Up
Whenever I come across a portal that might come in useful later, I like to leave a link here. I saw mxBB Portal in use and the site looks smart, which I like. I haven’t looked into the options, as yet, but there’s time for that later.
Over recent months I’ve had a cloud hanging over me. Today, that cloud has dispersed and I feel lighter than I have for some time. Why? It all started with an intense pain in my chest. Modern medicine is a god-send at these times. I’ve had every test imaginable (almost) and today I was given … Read moreThe Cloud Disperses
There isn’t much to report so I’ll bore you with a personal post — one that looks at what I did this weekend. Firstly, my partner’s grandson turned one a few days ago, so there was a bit of a gathering to celebrate the occasion. I’ve never been one for “parties”; although this wasn’t one … Read moreWeekend Happenings
I found this site while looking for information about writing sequels and this time I thought I’d share the link. Wen Spencer: Writing a sequel – it pretty much says the same as what I said on the subject, so it’s got to be right. 😉