This week I’ve been too caught up in promoting the online book launch party for the anthology to do any writing. However, the weekend is here and I refuse to let spare hours in the day not be put to good use. Let’s talk about writing for a change. The first draft of Mirror Image … Read moreGetting Inside Your Character’s Head
It doesn’t take a genius to know what I’ve been up to in recent weeks. Anyone who knows me even slightly well will grumble when they see this post – “No! Not more on the anthology!” 😀 Marketing a book is no easy task. That’s something I have discovered first hand. It takes a lot … Read moreAnthology Marketing & Promotion
It took me a while to make and even longer to upload to YouTube, but I’m pleased with the results. Enjoy!
As you know, my short story “Where Strength Lies” has been published in the anthology “Speculative Realms: Where there’s a will, there’s a way”. My story is a romantic fantasy story and the other stories all fall into the speculative fiction genre, which include fantasy, science fiction and horror. There are 13 stories in total … Read moreAnthology: Online Book Launch Party
I’m a writer, but now I’m trying my hand at marketing. I’ve borrowed a number of books from the library, which are giving me ideas to try. All of them talk about the importance of writing and distributing a press release upon publication. There is a specific format to follow. Here are links to some … Read moreAnthology: Press Release
This is the novel length manuscript I started in November 2007. The whole plot came to me in a flash and because of that I found it easy to write. I recently read through what I had written in November, expecting it to be disjointed, and was surprised to find that it read quite well … Read moreMirror Image: Update
I feel sure that I’ve mentioned this before, but I am unable to find reference to it so I’ll say it again. My focus on this blog has changed over recent months, and I intend to use this space to document my journey as a writer from this point in time. That is why I … Read moreWhy This Blog Became a Personal Diary
Today, I had a “first time” experience that felt quite different to what I had imagined it would. Someone asked me to sign their copy of the anthology! If this had happened through email or a website, I would have been fine about it, but this was a real life experience and it threw me … Read moreWhat Name Was That?