I must be getting noticed. If the number of entrepreneurs offering me services to improve my blog are any kind of measure, I must be coming up in more searches. I'm getting more spam among my comments too - not something I remember to check very often. I've had no trolls so far though. So, … Continue reading Online Presence
I'm pleased to report that my story "The Network" is published this week in SevenDays magazine in the UK. Seven Days is a new weekly UK magazine offering a plethora of puzzles; craft, cooking and lifestyle articles; celebrity interviews; and short fiction. My story, "The Network" is in issue 3. ........
Our writing group has just published two Christmas collections Windy Christmas is an eclectic collection of memories, poems and short stories (one or two perhaps not for the fainthearted). Jingle Bells and Tinsel Tales, on the other hand, is for those of a gentle disposition and suitable for bedtime reading to younger family members. Illustrations … Continue reading Christmas Reading?
It was late 2019 when Phil, from our writing group, had the idea of producing two collections of Christmas stories – one for adults and one for children. It is difficult to summon the Christmas muse once the festive season has passed. By the time we felt Christmassy enough to produce seasonal stories in 2019, … Continue reading Seasonal Confusion
https://read.amazon.co.uk/kp/embed?asin=B08NZV2SS2&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_mZE9FbN4VXQE4 The revised Pond People is now available in print and as e-book with the added bonus of a gorgeous cover from John Spiers, writer and artist of My Life with Gracie. Find it on Amazon (preview above) and on Smashwords. Photo by Tairon Fernandez on Pexels.com Here's to a Hopeful New Year.
'Easy to get lost in its watery and mysterious world'
Thank you to everyone who commented encouragingly on my recently-serialised story The Pond People. I've made a number of changes while re-editing it for an e-book and it looks different already, but I have accepted what I knew in my heart of hearts... that it is still two-dimensional and needs work. I envisaged Pond People … Continue reading Rethinking The Pond People
The Poet Magazine The Poet Magazine has published two of my verses in their summer edition, On the Road (click on link or image below for more information about this edition). I don't consider myself a poet (I don't think I could produce blank verse to save my life) Two of my rhymes submitted for … Continue reading The Poet