Book Corner Chilling in June

Reading tastes go through stages just like everything else. There is a difference however, an important difference. Those books we have appreciated stay in our minds, their words colour our vocabulary, and influence the new reading choices. I am eclectic and continually surprise myself with what I like but my schooling years were classic based, […]

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Book Corner Chilling in April

This is my second book corner chill post and I have to say I can’t believe how many enjoyable books are out there. Choosing them to feature is difficult. I did however want to have a link between the books, a commonality that overrode differences in genre. I wanted good reads providing time out, and radiating […]

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The world in colour by The Human Hand.

Writing poetry just happened. I didn’t intend it and I don’t even know if I am good at it. There is a chance I could suck completely. Despite this I keep going. Ideas seem to spring up out of nowhere and scream at me, demanding their release. So many experiences in my life have left […]

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Self-publishing, validation or just idle thoughts

Another birthday has come and gone but I’m not the least bit bothered. I am doing things and age can’t and won’t get in the way. Three years ago, I took the plunge into self-publishing and even though I haven’t hit a best seller list, and may never do so, I can’t complain because I […]

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Nico, a man to love or not, that is the question

There are so many things I want to talk about in this blog post including the next book in The Unexpected Series, my recent trip to Melbourne, some great books I have read and some interesting things I have come across. However, I have made myself a promise to keep the word count down for […]

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Sales, relationships and writing sex scenes

Whenever I write a post, it never ceases to amaze me, how the world of writing relates so easily to most things in life. I guess it’s because in a sense writing is what I want to do with my life, and like any other job or project we take on, the principles are the […]

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Up and Running

A week after the big event and I still can’t quite grasp it.  I can call myself an author.  That might sound strange considering I have been blogging for a year but somehow the publishing of a book is so different.  Blogging has continuity; you can change your mind and rescind whatever you wrote or […]

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