I was very pleased when our local arts council asked to interview me for their website. … More Local Support!
Yesterday I saw a glimpse the other side of it, the heart and soul and sweat and generosity, of time and talent and spirit, that makes the festival. … More Community
I’ve just learned that my local library has ordered Empire’s Daughter for its collection. That’s quite rewarding, really; it’s really nice to see the library supporting local authors. So now it’s in three libraries – two public (the other one is my university’s library, as part of its Campus Author program) and one private (the library of the … More More Good News!
Can you imagine how that feels? … More A Dream Come True
I don’t know any of these people from Adam, and they had no reason to even respond to me… … More The Kindness of Strangers
It is a little intimidating for an indie writer to be reading alongside two established names in genre fiction… … More ChiSeries, Covers, and Cash
The disruption to my writing life from the move has settled down, and the opportunities are emerging. … More Brexit, birds and boxes
I felt a little bit like a fraud, to be honest. … More A Humbling Experience
In a couple of weeks we’re doing an evening session, a salon – basically an open mike night for the writers who write here. … More Open Mike Night
I was gently reminded that: I should have posted this on a weekend to reach the most possible people – so the giveaway contest has been extended slightly…and… I should have asked people to re-blog more “forcefully” (not my words!)…so…please do…:-) Here’s the original post: I am a lucky indie writer. My young-adult adventure novel, … More Editorial Services Contest – Two Days Left! (And please re-blog!)