Shakespeare, Emily Bronte, Frances Hodgson Burnett, David Suzuki and Bruce Dave – influencing with or without media hype

I am a writer. I fear saying it aloud, but it is true. I am a writer and whether good, bad or indifferent I write because I have been influenced by what I read or have read, see or have seen, hear or have heard. Years ago, the influence for most people was confined to […]

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Andrea Bocelli and Jennifer Lopez – Quizas, Quizas, Quizas

Blogging as I have said many times previously is something I love. There is such freedom in being able to write on so many different aspects of life, and to be able to feature other people.  Last month it was my cover artist Christopher Brunton and  Australian author Jill Staunton, and next time, next month, […]

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Moving forward and onward

Even though writing is a very solitary occupation, ironically it only functions, when it has an audience. Every author needs a tribe – a lovely way to describe the audience or more to the point, readers.  It is our readers who help us stay afloat, who give us the inspiration and support to keep on […]

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