House on the Hill -first draft finished

Exciting news! The first draft of House on the Hill is complete. This is a book for younger readers. More information will be revealed at a later date. But for now, the manuscript will be put aside for a short time before I return to it and start the revision process. Feeling satisfied right now. … Read moreHouse on the Hill -first draft finished

Moving on to the Next Writing Project

With The Land of Miu series complete, I can now move on to other projects. The next manuscript I want to work on is Domino Effect. Having released three books for young readers, I now turn to writing for adults. Forget “cutesy” or “fun”. Those terms will not relate to my next book. Think more … Read moreMoving on to the Next Writing Project

Cover Reveal & Pre-order Special Deal

It is with great pleasure that I announce The Lion Gods will be released for sale on 1 June 2018. At this stage it will be available only as an ebook — epub, mobi (for kindle) and pdf. The print version will be available at a later date, which is yet to be confirmed. Today, … Read moreCover Reveal & Pre-order Special Deal

The Lion Gods Moves into Stage 3 of the Editing Process

I know it’s been a little quiet here lately. I’ve been busy editing The Lion Gods. Gone are the days when the website and my online presence took up all my time. These days, I write (or edit). I think I’ve got my priorities right … finally. The second phase went well. I love the … Read moreThe Lion Gods Moves into Stage 3 of the Editing Process

Editing: Phase 1 – Listen!

The Lion Gods has entered the first editing stage. Everyone does things different. My recommendation is to do what feels right for you. Normally, I would read through the story first, making notes as to problem areas such as random sub-plots that go nowhere, scenes that make no sense, and other ‘jump out and smack … Read moreEditing: Phase 1 – Listen!

Writing Notebook or Virtual Notebook

In my last post I reported that I have finally finished writing The Lion Gods. That was on 13 February and I have put it aside for two weeks before I start the editing phase. But what have I been doing in the meantime? Well, some years ago a friend showed me how to use … Read moreWriting Notebook or Virtual Notebook

First Draft: The Lion Gods is Finished

Over recent weeks I’ve been doing some tweaks to the website and I saw a notification saying that The Lion Gods was due for release in 2014. Here we are in 2018 and that still hasn’t happened. In my own defense, a lot has happened since I wrote that notification — my father passed away, … Read moreFirst Draft: The Lion Gods is Finished