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So finally after 7 months of writing, editing, proof reading, more editing and having other people proof read it – my book will be ready as a paperback on Amazon (from Createspace print-on-demand) in 2-3 days time. And you’ve guessed it – I’m excited. It’s available;e for pre-order from Amazon Kindle. This is my first adult… Continue reading EXCITED!

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Video Number 2 & 3

  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

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The Amphiblets – making a video

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

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Designing a Book Cover

Having spent a fortune having professionals design book covers for my first trilogy, (15 years ago before the time of free stock images) I’ve decided to paint the cover for the book I am currently writing as it’s pretty hard to find an elf and a dragon without having to pay a small fortune. I’m adapting and copying… Continue reading Designing a Book Cover

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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

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Creating Conflict

Yesterday, I was a little disappointed in how little I had written over the past few days and it doesn’t help with being exhausted after a day working as a teacher and doing 9+ hours a day. Anyway, I’m also not one to dwell on a problem without being able to sort it out. So last… Continue reading Creating Conflict