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How do you write your book?

I love it when people come to me asking for advice as they’d like to write a book, but they don’t quite know where to start. Some people want to write their life stories, while others have a book they are desperately wanting to get down on paper. Last weekend my husband and I went to… Continue reading How do you write your book?

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A writer’s reflection

To be an author is interesting – for one thing I feel shy with publicity and, for another, you have to get out there to promote, promote and PROMOTE your book. But I don’t want to rub my books in people’s faces. I don’t want that to be the only thing I ever talk about. Often my stories are… Continue reading A writer’s reflection

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The Frustrations of Writing

  It’s so wonderful to be able to write a novel and be able to publish it. No longer do we have to wait for publishers to decide whether our books are worthy to be read by others or not, after spending months and months sitting on a slush pile. No longer do we have… Continue reading The Frustrations of Writing

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Using Create Space

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

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Elves and Dragons

  I’ve never written a fantasy novel before, but I simply loved reading The Hobbit and The Chronicles of Narnia as a child, so I guess it was only a matter of time before I took the plunge. (This includes reading and watching Lord of the Rings too, over and over again). Entering another world where… Continue reading Elves and Dragons