This is where self-publishing comes in. Let me ask you: why do you write a book? Is it because you have something to say? Is it because you fancy a nice bit of creative time? Is it because you are simply compelled to and don’t know why? Do you think it will make you a multimillionaire? Do you believe you are the next J.K Rowling? … More 12 Reasons to Self-Publish
Well as many of you know I just released my next book and when you come to the end of writing a book it is like when you cross the line at the end of a marathon. Every part of you aches, you feel like you want to collapse and you are desperate for cake! … More A Bit of Writing Reflection
Why would a child want to see a monster if they could get eaten? … More Monster Marvellousness
I have to share this because today has been an amazing day. After years of writing and promoting, Cruise Ship Creatures had an audio sales spurt. It has had them in paperback over the last few months and now it is spurting in audio. Admittedly Stockton Harris really brought the characters to life. I added … More What a day!
Time for all the ladies of the world to rise into their true potential … More The Female Rising arrived on audio today!!! Yipeee!!!
I noticed that if I have a passion for something then I have huge energy to deliver it. There is no struggle, just focused intended enjoyment with a finished/completed outcome (usually in book or project form). … More What lights you up?
Some of the ideas are fun, others are childish while others are dark and twisted. All of them gave an insight and a learning. The thing is for a person to produce a book there has to be a desire, discipline and a passion. There is no point writing for money because ultimately that will provide no joy. … More And now it is time to have a holiday from writing.
CHAPTER 94 THE WINE SNIFFERS Showy, blowy and nasally glowy this connoisseur will loudly share their great insight into the world of wine. ‘There is bouquet of wet dog combined with raspberries, a courgette and succulent aroma of string beans in this fine wine.’ They swill the rouge liquid through their teeth like … More Cruise Ship Creatures – THE WINE SNIFFERS
CHAPTER 92 THE ‘I HAVE 20 SUITCASES’ Do you have a suitcase madam? The general response from an embarking guest is to point at one or two suitcases but in some instances people have packed for all eventuality and have at least ten suitcases, for only one week. Ultimately the ‘I Have 20 … More Cruise Ship Creatures – THE ‘I HAVE 20 SUITCASES’
One of my favourite rumours that went around the ship, which originated in the launderette, was that on the world cruise there were eleven bodies in the morgue. It was not true, but it amused me when I was asked. ‘So… we hear there are eleven bodies in the morgue…’ … More Cruise Ship Creatures – The Launderette Gossips