Hello everyone! Happy Monday 🙂 Today makes my thirteenth day of writing Backstage.  As well as working, I have managed 4,200 words … bringing my overall total to a staggering 41,886 words! 🙂 Here is a ‘sneek peek’ for you …

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Hello everyone! Another productive day here despite this cold (virus and weather, lols).  I started on an editing project today and completed 10% of that.  Also, I designed a twitter banner for Backstage …   And, I’ve written another 2000 …

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Hi everyone. Today makes day 11 of my days writing. I have written 2200 words today, and that brings my total to 35,638. Am full of cold, again, today an am clocking off a little early. I can’t believe how …

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Hello everyone! Today is day ten of writing my latest novel BACKSTAGE. Here’s an interesting thing: I finished day nine on 29,433 words, and I’ve just stopped writing and checked the count: 33,433! Bang on 4,000 words without even trying …

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Hello everyone. Today is day nine of my writing spree. I’ve found it harder to knuckle down today, and it’s been slower going.  Still, I’ve managed another 1195 words, bringing my overall total to 29,433.  Here’s another ‘sneek peek’ for …

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Me again! Today marks my eighth day of writing, and I’ve produced 2,800 words, making my overall total 28,238! I plan on taking the weekend off, but who knows what inspiration might strike?!? To close up the week, here’s another …

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This makes my 7th day of writing, and I have managed another 2,500 words, bringing the total to 25,401. Feedback on the book cover that I revealed yesterday has been awesome. Thanks so much everyone for all your support and …

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Hey, everyone! Well, it’s my sixth day of writing, and I have another 2,750 words written. That’s 22,858 in six days of writing! Phew! Today, instead of giving you an excerpt, I’m going to do the big reveal on the …

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My fifth day of writing and 3,600 words written. That’s 20,100 so far! 🙂 The last three days ended up being non-writing days, and I’m so pleased to have managed to get some good writing time in today despite interruptions. …

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Hello everyone! Today, I am posting a piece of short fiction from a video fiction prompt over on Story Empire. Check out the post HERE. This is the video on which I’ve based my story. And here is my little …

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Hi everyone! Today, I have launched my newest book, Jewel in the Mud (Zen Musings). It is available for pre-order on Amazon now, and will be released in Kindle and Paperback on January 19th. I am so excited about this …

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Hi everyone! Today, I’ve written a bit of flash fiction based on a photo prompt supplied by author Joan Hall over on Story Empire. The link to the post is: https://storyempire.com/2018/01/05/friday-fiction-prompt/ And here is the picture…   Now for my little …

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Hello everyone. Today marks the twenty-first day of the month long blog tour set up by RWISA for RWISA authors. My guest today is author Marcha Fox, and you can find her RWISA author page HERE. Your Wildest Dreams I inhaled sharply when I …

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  Hearing no Words   Children have a knack for hearing what we don’t say. They rely little on our actual utterances. In the same way, people might hear our words, but for sure, they will feel our attitude. So, …

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Thief in the Night   This may seem obvious, but many kinds of stealing exist that we might not even think about, not just the common ones such as money or property, but also time, peace of mind, hope, trust, …

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  An Eye For An Eye   In the current climate of world troubles and terror attacks, it seems apt to say a few words on revenge and attempting to control others. Violence is never the answer. As the Buddha …

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Hi everyone! Having launched my latest book, Moments, on Friday 14th, I wanted to share with you all my very first review. I’m always nervous each time I release a book, and this fantastic first review soon set my mind …

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Square Peg   For each of us, there comes a time in life when we need to let go of the unnecessary drama. For each of us, there comes a moment when we see how we’ve bent ourselves into a …

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Good morning, everyone! What a week this is going to be … myself and a group of five authors, known collectively as STORY EMPIRE, have gotten together and gone on a roadshow. Throughout the week, we will offer book deals …

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Pride and Prejudice   Two kinds of pride exist. One has positive connotations while the other takes on a more negative aspect. The first pride both comes from and reinforces selflessness. Based on a person’s achievements and qualities, it reflects …

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Dark Intent   ‘A Truth that’s told with bad intent Beats all the Lies you can invent.’ William Blake (Auguries of Innocence) While researching for a magazine article I wrote recently, I came across the above poem by William Blake. …

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The Curve that Sets Everything Straight   It’s so important to smile. What we do with our face has a direct effect on what our bodies do with us. The chemicals and emotions with which they fill us. A smile …

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Gatekeepers   We’ve all heard the saying, ‘Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.’ How true or not this proves, comes down to the listener. It might surprise you to hear that it has …

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Too Tired   Hello, everyone. With today’s post going up a little late because I just couldn’t get to it, I thought how apt it would be to write about the tricks our brains and bodies can play on us. …

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