My Journey to Write ‘The Beast’ Part 2

And it was just the beginning. There was so very much to learn. My book was out there for the world to find and enjoy and I had the satisfaction of being able to say to anyone and everyone that I was an author. It could all just be that simple. Write it and publishContinue reading “My Journey to Write ‘The Beast’ Part 2”

Cover story 3

Alright, so sales of The Beast have predictably slowed down. So I panicked. I love the cover artwork that I have been using but have always felt that perhaps it would not appeal enough to older readers. After all the book does have some adult themes and is not written for children, although most teenagersContinue reading “Cover story 3”

A walk in the wild.

I always enjoy going for a walk in the countryside and never miss an opportunity to get out and about. It might just be a simple walk so that the dog can have a sniff about and do his toilet things. Or it could be a mountain climbing adventure in the wilds. Walking lets myContinue reading “A walk in the wild.”

It’s all about the reviews!

The festive break is over. Everyone is back to work. For some of us the days are short and the nights are long and it feels like we never see the sun.During these bleak months I find myself planning for the spring, hoping that I’ll be able to book a holiday away to a countryContinue reading “It’s all about the reviews!”

Midwinter’s Eve

“‘Twas the night before mid-winter, when all through the house
Not a beast was stirring, not even a mouse;
The sacks were hung by the fireplace with care,
In hopes that the grumpy dwarf would soon be there;
The children were nestled, tucked up in their beds….”

Nightmare

She has come from the shadows. She brings all the creatures of nightmare with her.He stands alone. But is his will enough to stop her? A little fantasy short story for my readers to enjoy. NIGHTMARE Ithraira turned to watch the throng pouring out into the valley below. They were many. They had slept forContinue reading “Nightmare”

My journey to write ‘The Beast.’

It all began with stories at bedtime. My parents read to me every night and I sucked up the fantastic worlds they made come alive from the pages of all those books. I loved when my uncle read Rikki-Tikki-Tavi and the Jungle book, the images of those exotic countries sprang to life in my mind.Continue reading “My journey to write ‘The Beast.’”