I am no expert on this subject, but I’ve saved a few notes about it with a ‘get to this someday’ tag. It’s not something we like to think about – dying – but for the sake of our family and friends, we really should bite the bullet, so to speak. Please be assured nothing […]

First reports are in from my Beta Readers with a gratifying thumbs up for the plot and the finish. I’m really excited to get this one out into the world – I wrote the epilogue a couple of years ago, even before I began writing this final instalment, it was such a beautiful way to […]

This post is particularly for those of you who read, enjoyed, and commented on last week’s ’10 Things You Might Not Know about…’ series, which featured yours truly: https://marciamearawrites.com/2021/10/27/tenthingsyoumaynotknow-about-deborah-jay/ Many of you commented on our pack of rescue dogs, so I thought I’d share some pictures of them having fun. Before Covid we walked them […]

I don’t review every film I see, but this one begged for it on the grounds that the main character in my Five Kingdoms series (Rustam Chalice) was born out of my frustration that Bond was never allowed to grow as a character. NO TIME TO DIE is Daniel Craig’s last Bond film, and someone […]

Without further ado, here’s the gorgeous new cover for THE FIVE KINGDOMS book #1, THE PRINCE’S MAN I still love the original cover, but once book #4 is released I will also be putting all four together as a boxset, so they need to match. Besides, isn’t this new one gorgeous? And so to the […]

Now THE PRINCE’S HEIR is in the editing phase, I’m turning (some) of my attention to all that comes next, such as setting up a release schedule to include: cover reveal excerpts keeping tabs on timings for formatting and publishing on various platforms advertising schedule pre-orders (Amazon and ?) shares on other blogs updating ALL […]

I’ve been pretty quiet recently on the blog front, to free up some much-needed writing time. I’d always intended to get book #4 of The Five Kingdoms series out before the end of this year, but with signing the contract on my next equestrian book, the pressure was on! I set myself an end of […]

Originally posted on The Write Stuff:
To celebrate the fact that I’m VASTLY improved from my breakthrough case of COVID, I decided to say thank you to my guardian angel by offering each of my Emissary books for the heavenly price of a mere $.99 apiece. (If you download all three books, you’ll save $3.00.) …

It seems so long ago that Amazon closed down Createspace, and transferred all our paperbacks to KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing). If, like me, you didn’t bother to transfer your paperback files yourself, but just left Amazon to do it for you, I would suggest, if you haven’t done so, that you order up a copy […]

Just a quick post as I’m racing towards the end of the big bang climax of The Five Kingdoms book #4, and I’ve started wrapping up the epilogue at the same time. So nervous about what people will say about how I’ve handled it, but this month was a confidence booster in terms of sales. […]