Excuses today for the silence from me most of this month, except for the moon landing post. Did you notice? I haven’t been out much either this month, failing to visit just about everyone. Book reviews are generally prepared soon
Blogging from A to Z in April Challenge opens today! It’s the tenth year, and I’ve done seven of them. You can sign in here. What is blogging from A to Z? A post every day of the month except
Welcome to 2019, and it’s #IWSG day. The Insecure Writers Support Group does what it says, supports writers of all levels of experience even though sometimes that tough going doesn’t seem as tough for you as other people. It’s still
Five things in my writing space… that’s the topic this month for the Insecure Writers’ Support Group post. At the same time, we were reminded to stick to writing matters rather than wholly unrelated things. That’s fair enough. It’s just
F is for Fred and George. These two guinea pigs walked into my life on 26th July 2007, and changed it completely. They are the inspiration for all my fiction, since I had no idea I could write (in fact
Well, Dylan and Dougall would have been six today, but it is nearly two years since they left us. The memory of Dylan’s cheeky authority and Dougall’s steadfast friendship remains. I’m glad I can write them into my stories, and
It’s Halloween Flashback Friday, a meme for author-bloggers to republish a work of yesteryear. For the full details (and the badge) click here. The idea is to post something that didn’t get enough attention, or just slipped through the attention
Life gets in the way of blogging sometimes. Last week was not the busiest I’ve known, but it was one where my attention was required elsewhere. Often. It was mainly Percy Pig’s fault. Mr Percy Pig Those of you that
My guest post for June is up on The Story Reading Ape. Read more of this post here….
Long Way Home dates from February, when Chuck Wendig got us to devise some three word titles, then picked the best and asked us to write flash fiction to them. My choice that time was All Flags Fall, but today I’ve
Hope your Easter is going or went well – we’ve had a restful time here, although as you can see, the boys posed for Easter photos – that’s Oscar in among the spring flowers. Just a short post today as we
I made plenty of excuses for getting behind with things a couple of Mondays ago, now I have the further adventures of getting nothing done to explore with you! The wifi hub is working. The computer seems to be a
With George’s help, I have managed to rendezvous with Ludo, formerly King of Castle Marsh, now just a pirate. He sent a message to meet him at the Isle de Giens, in the Central Sea south of Gaul, on the
Here we are for the second interview in the series, and Victor is sitting in front of me, swapping his feet over and generally combining an air of nervousness with barely contained excitement. He tells me he has never been
I started writing these stories with a tale of a time tunnel. I’m not quite sure why I thought this was a good idea, or why I picked 12 years as the number of years the time tunnel shifted the
Last chance to get The Princelings and the Pirates for your Kindle (or Kindle App) for nothing! The book will be absolutely free in the run-up to the Easter weekend 5th and 6th April.