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Publishing Without The Price Tag

How many times have you downloaded a book that guarantees to make you a six-figure author only to find out they want to sell you something? This book is different! I’m not offering to make you a six-figure author or an instant success. What I am offering is a system you can use to write… Continue reading Publishing Without The Price Tag


How To Survive In Retail: The Shop Assistants Guide To Reaching Retirement

Something all well-known authors will tell you is, the best way to get noticed is to write a ‘how to’ book. A few weeks ago I was lying in bed pondering this and it occurred to me that I don’t know how to do anything. If I’m honest I’m flying by the seat of my… Continue reading How To Survive In Retail: The Shop Assistants Guide To Reaching Retirement


West Running Wild – Coming Soon!

Well, it’s been a long time in coming but I want to share with you the first book I wrote. Despite it being the first one I completed it didn’t get published first. I’m pleased to say it’s finally, nearly ready to be viewed by people other than friends and family. So here it is….… Continue reading West Running Wild – Coming Soon!


What Makes You An Author?

By definition, an author is a writer of a book, poem or document. According to Wikipedia there are three different types: The Published Author. (One whose work has been independently accepted for publication by a reputable publisher.) The Self-Published Author. The Unpublished Author. Well, I’ve written three books and many documents, however, I do not… Continue reading What Makes You An Author?


So Much To Do, So Little Time. 

With NaNoWriMo less than a week away I’m starting to panic. I’m still only half way through editing Ethereal Lives,  and have got to finish it before November 1st or I’ll never hit my 50,000 word limit. Everything got pushed to the back burner due to work and going on holiday. Now I’ve found I’ve… Continue reading So Much To Do, So Little Time. 


Beta Readers – How To Find Them.

As I have said on my home page I intend to share my self-publishing journey with you, so I thought I would start with beta readers. Okay, so you have written your story. After hours of writing, typing, pouring coffee down your throat and, in my case, crying while threatening to set the laptop on… Continue reading Beta Readers – How To Find Them.


Longing to Halloween. 

Well,  it’s taken an evening of writing… And a few words from my other half, informing me that I was gazing at the telly. But Ethereal Longing is now complete… Well the first draft is. I can honestly say I did wonder if it would ever get finished.  With writers block, holidays and of course,… Continue reading Longing to Halloween.