Chapterbuzz 10k Challenge: Comment as the story is being written!

The 10k Challenge started on 1st March - write 10k words in the month.  I will be updating this story here as I add a bit each day.  Please be aware, this is still a work in progress.  Whilst it is being written, I invite you to tell me what you think, not so much … Continue reading Chapterbuzz 10k Challenge: Comment as the story is being written!

Diary of an author with Multiple Sclerosis

It’s been an interesting week, this last one, both as an author and also for my health and me. It gave me an idea for a new feature on my blog, covering two topics that are close to my heart: Writing and disability. I always wanted to make this blog about making progress as a … Continue reading Diary of an author with Multiple Sclerosis

First review for A Sinister Six… terrifying.

My book, A Sinister Six, hit virtual bookshelves on Wednesday of this week. Although it is my second published book, it’s the first full book, not short story, not novella, but a collection of darkly disturbing stories, and as such it means more to me.  Here's what I learned, with ***LEARNING POINTS*** that you can … Continue reading First review for A Sinister Six… terrifying.

Ever thought about shaping a story as it’s written? Join me for the 10k and 10 challenge!

I mentioned yesterday that I would need your help for my next project.  Well, it's called the 10,000 and 10 novel writing challenge. Very similar to the November NaNoWriMo challenge (50k words in 31 days), this challenge has similar rules: Write 10,000 words of your novel (or writing project) in the month of March. Get … Continue reading Ever thought about shaping a story as it’s written? Join me for the 10k and 10 challenge!

A great first day comes to a close. Help needed tomorrow!

It's late, and I'm tired.  Today saw my book A Sinister Six finally reach the virtual shelves.  I've tried to keep on top of all the comments coming from a number of blogs, but apologies if i've missed anyone! I've just received my first review on Goodreads and Amazon.  I don't think I quite realised how … Continue reading A great first day comes to a close. Help needed tomorrow!

Almost to the finish line! Book launch time!

Really quick post, because it's late here (11.30pm) and I need to go to bed.  By the time I wake up, and if everything goes to plan, my book, A Sinister Six will be available to purchase at all you favourite booksellers, and in all you favourite formats.  I was tempted to offer it free, but … Continue reading Almost to the finish line! Book launch time!

Start the New year with a FREE story!! Part1 of Merle and Lucia’s story

Happy new year all! I hope you all had a great time, but now it's back to work, for most of us and it's back to work for me too.  With the New Year, I want to move this blog forward in a positive direction and I need your help to decide what that direction … Continue reading Start the New year with a FREE story!! Part1 of Merle and Lucia’s story

Help needed from readers of horror / dark fiction

Today I need your opinion, please. My book, A Sinister Six, is almost ready for publication. The interior of the book is formatted, the cover is complete. All that’s left is to start writing the book description and that’s where you come in. Below, you will see the first draft of the book description. What … Continue reading Help needed from readers of horror / dark fiction