" In the winner-takes-all stakes of the mating game, truly dead is what happened to the challengers that lost."
Now this isn't going to sit well with so-o many writers, published authors, publishers, illustrators, cover designers... It's something I do as well, I admit; but I have realised (after fifteen years blogging etc.) today that many - too many - of our "social media" are in fact rapidly becoming marketing media. ...oooOOOooo... Once, we... Continue Reading →
You and your writing are the most important thing in my life from the moment your MS arrives to the moment it is released.
A Family History – rediscovered This is the story of a family before and after emigrating to New Zealand in 1887, and is the answer to the question Marie and indeed her uncles and aunts often asked her grandfather (their uncle), to which the answer was an infuriating “Tell you one day.” After his passing,... Continue Reading →
The war was over and Dad is coming home at last! But the days and weeks go by, and when he does return, Dad is not the happy man that young Rita once knew and Thomas thinks he remembers. Struggling to understand his sadness and fears, the kids accompany him as he readjusts to home... Continue Reading →
I sort of retired from editing for a while there. Now, I am resuming helping writers get to being published authors - albeit on a smaller scale, serving local clients. Although I still face the dreaded writers' block - or a total ennui regarding creating work of my own, I do look forward to proofing... Continue Reading →