Chilling with Books November 2023

Spotlight on obsession, passion, writing and a glutton – reflections on behaviours An Indie Author’s life is difficult no matter the passion for the art form, or should I say, obsession. The process is fraught with stumbling blocks allowing self-doubt to raise its ugly head constantly.  Thus, the question arises. Are Indie Authors gluttons for […]

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Chilling with Books October 2023 and a spotlight on Kirsty McManus

This month’s author has a special place in my heart. She offered help when she barely knew me. I love blogging because it gives me a chance to repay a little. Kindness is too special to ignore. Kirsty McManus writes light-hearted romance but if probe a little deeper you will note that they make a […]

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Chilling with Books October 2023

Spotlight on Barbara Strickland, Indie Author and on the unexpected In recent times I have become extremely aware of the frequency of the word or expression unexpected in my life but in particular with other book titles out in that big wide universe. I did have an inkling, more than an inkling that the word […]

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Chilling Corner for July and August 2023 with a spotlight on The Hare and the Tortoise and a box of chocolate.

July flew for me but not in the right way. It reminded me of  Aesop’s fable about the hare and the tortoise. Do you remember this one? The moral of the story is that slow and steady wins the race, or that overconfidence can lead to failure. Outcomes depends on choices, on how one looks at […]

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Chilling with Books June 2023

Spotlight on what makes a good book – the genre or the emotions evoked on the page. My time has been limited this month hence June 2023 has been written in July. I have been busy but not so much I haven’t read a few more books and also re-read, because sometimes I can’t help […]

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Chilling with Books Corner May 2023, Julia Blake, long roads and hiccups

May came and went far too quickly. I have been caught up with editing and so many other things. The result is I am blogging later than I intended despite a promise to myself about maintaining a routine. Unfortunately, hiccups come at the oddest times and if you let them upset you they take forever […]

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