From 3oth January-3rd February, my novella will be available for free download to anyone interested in reading a little known adventure into Gaslight Fantasy. There’s a mixed bag of mages and demons. Creepy tunnels winding through sewers. A powerful sorceress who believes freeing an enemy of the past will serve the future. Switching of allegiances and a… Continue reading Vastian Lore
Memorable characters are an art in themselves… How can a writer create a realistic persona that is both believeable and intriguing? For instance, the ‘bad guy/enemy/antagonist’ doesn’t have to be a cardboard steareotype, with the maniacal laughter for added effect. They can be complex. Hard to read. Mortal. With motives that don’t just adhere to killing off the protagonist. Added… Continue reading Character Profiles
Being unable to write, stay awake or stop coughing up a lung are all reasons why I dislike being ill. That and all the medication. Having a lower respitory infection is not what I had in mind for the beginning of the New Year, but it happened and now I have to take the… Continue reading Why I Don’t Like Being Ill…
It is no mean feat to get published. Traditionally, you need an agent and a publisher. There’s nothing easy about accomplishing that! It can take a long while to achieve the end product of a saleable book, even with the aid of an editor, cover designer and paid proofreaders. Self-publishing, however, is a full-time job in… Continue reading Self-Publishing
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Welcome back to Sunday Book Review! Today I’m giving my thoughts on a novella I just finished reading: Vastian Lore, by S.C. Gregory. ? Vastian Lore, by S. C. Gregory General Information Genre according to Amazon: dark fantasy. Length (print): 107 pages. How I found it: giveaway announcement on the author’s blog.…
It’s really weird calling myself a writer, never mind an author, so when I finally managed to get my Goodreads account altered to reflect the fact I’ve got two published works…It kind of freaked me out a little! I know you’re supposed to create yourself a ‘brand’ or make yourself into one, but that’s just… Continue reading Changes And Challenges
Well, I’ve had a nice rest over the holidays. At least from writing! We’ve visited family, eaten too many mince pies and played board games over the course of the festivities. Now, it’s time to get back to work… Sadly, my husband and two eldest kids have got this cold virus that’s going around and I’m pretty much… Continue reading Writer At Work!