When you’ve created your book and you’re somewhat feeling daunted or overwhelmed by the idea of getting it published in paperback, I want to reassure you that it’s a very painless experience that leaves you on a high when your title finally arrives at the door. Create Space literally takes away this stress for you. You have… Continue reading Create Space titles
I’ve been busy lately using Create Space to turn my kindle books into paperbacks and I’m thrilled with the results. The Story of Pilly-Pod is now available from Amazon at the touch of a button. I cannot praise the company enough for the works of art they produce. If you are thinking of turning your… Continue reading Using Create Space
As part of the new curriculum in the UK we have to cover ‘British Values’. As a school we decided to tackle this through KS2 assemblies where each teacher chooses an area of interest to them to talk to the kids about it. There are about 350 children in Key Stage 2. Just before Christmas I… Continue reading Video mad
Well, today The Amphiblets video passed the test with the pupils in my class. “It’s brilliant, Miss, but it’s a bit scary.” “Oh, sorry kids.” “No, we like it that way!” Good, because I love a bit of darkness in a novel as its makes the good shine more brightly. The videos were created on… Continue reading Video Number 2 & 3
After The Amphiblets ebook was finally released, I was wondering how I could reach a wider audience. So last night I created a short video to share with others to introduce the book. It took many attempts and countless errors to edit it, but I got there in the end. If you have the time, would you… Continue reading The Amphiblets – making a video
I’m so excited. Having been forgotten on a floppy disk for 15 years The Amphiblets will be released tomorrow as an ebook on Amazon Kindle. As a way of celebrating I’ll be working in my classroom and reading to the Year 6’s who are 10-11 years old. However, like many other books, this one is aimed for all… Continue reading The Amphiblets – OUT TOMORROW!
Today is the first day of a new year and there is something exciting and cleansing about this idea. I wonder how many of us will be creating New Year’s resolutions and sticking to them without fail or perhaps creating short term ones instead. One of my goals has to be to eat more healthily as… Continue reading A New Year and New Goals