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EXCITED!

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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Helpful books!

Just in case you haven’t heard of it – I’d like to introduce you to a fabulous and helpful book called ‘The Word-Loss Diet’ by Rayne Hall. I’ve never had so much fun with writing than discovering the art of deleting a bunch of unnecessary words. My first book in the Saviour of Souls Series… Continue reading Helpful books!

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Polishing Off…

Yesterday I spent the evening, after work, correcting the errors in book one of Saviour of Souls Series To Catch a Killer. The book was produced on Create Space (as a proof copy only) and I bought a couple of copies to distribute among my colleagues at work in order for them to kindly proof read – in… Continue reading Polishing Off…

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Editing…editing… and more editing

When is enough editing, enough? Years ago, before the age of ‘print-on-demand’ I sought out a fabulous local woman, who edited for magazines and books. She was extremely thorough and transformed my books from my amateur first attempts into ‘professional masterpieces’. However, it is a costly process and, when you don’t make the money back… Continue reading Editing…editing… and more editing

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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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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 – OUT TOMORROW!

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!