My short story, Toe Dipping, was short-listed in the Write Space ‘Moving On’ competition. The judge, prolific short story writer and novelist, Della Galton said, “I know you didn’t ask for a critique, but because this story was so high in our shortlist I thought […]
Put Tuesday 3rd May into your diaries, for this is when 100 Stories for Queensland, the charitable anthology aiming to raise money for the flood victims of the Queensland flooding, will be published. 100 Stories for Queensland has contributions from writers all over […]
As an author, it’s tempting to nip onto Amazon’s website and look at how your books are ranking on their sales charts compared to others. However, it does bring up some interesting results. Sometimes, it seems that books are not always categorised as correctly as […]
Royalty Statement figures show that since its publication in September 2003 (up until 31st December 2010),over 220,300 copies of 100 Ways For A Dog To Train Its Human have been printed and distributed to bookshops. And this year, I even received royalties from the Italian […]
I’ve just found out today that one of my images from the Alamy photographic agency, has been used in The Rough Guide to Camping In Britain.
Further to my World Book Night posting I made yesterday, and Nicola Morgan’s suggestion of a complimentary action of actually BUYING a book from a bookshop and giving it away free to someone else (to the benefit of the bookshop, publisher and author), I have […]
The Crossing the Threshold toolkit was produced for the Diocese of Hereford’s Conference (of the same name), held in November 2009 to inspire and encourage communities up and down the country to find ways to adapt their Church building enabling them to use it for […]
To celebrate the 100th issue of The New Writer magazine, I want all writers’ circles to celebrate too. But instead of answering a reader’s question this time, I want to set you a challenge. Go to your next writers’ circle meeting and ask the following […]
I’m delighted to announce that my short story, Painting by Numbers, has been selected for the charitable anthology, 100 Stories for Queensland, which aims to raise money for the flood victims in Australia. To see the list of all 100 writers and the titles of […]
It’s something I’ve been putting off for a while, but I’m now getting to grips with WordPress and will be updating the site daily, over the coming weeks. I must say, I’m finding Lisa Sabin-Wilson’s WordPress for Dummies really useful.