Category Writing

Authors, are you applying what you learned last year to your current writing? #amwriting

I’ve taken longer than most author bloggers to consider what I learned last year. I decided not to do the regular, almost obligatory, New Year review, as I took time off to enjoy New Year instead! So what did I learn about writing last year, and why am I sharing it with you? I think […]

7 Things Writers Can Do No One Else Can (or Wants to)

Originally posted on WordDreams…:
I’m reposting this from a few years ago. Back then, I didn’t have many readers so now, I wanted to share these pithy thoughts–including a few updates–with all my new efriends! There are a lot of difficult parts to writing. I mean, besides the whole write-edit-revise-rewrite-market-start over thing. That cutting a…

#BookReview – THE BASTARD PRINCE by Patty Jansen #EpicFantasy

Continuing my catch up on reviews, I find I’ve read quite a few books recently. This is the first in a trilogy I’ve been waiting a while to read, based on the great blurbs that thoroughly piqued my interest. Here’s how that panned out… The Bastard Prince by Patty Jansen “She has a dragon, and […]

#BookReview – THE MERCENARY: A WARREN PARISH STORY by Elicia Hyder #paranormal

I’m back to catching up on series I’ve already begun, so this is one of those neat spin off novellas/short stories that crop up nowadays, since the advent of the ebook, and the freedom to publish a book, whatever its size. Yay! THE MERCENARY is a prequel to Elicia Hyder’s Soul Summoner series, currently standing […]

Fantasy Sub-Genres

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
Image: Pixabay When I finished my first book in the Pearseus universe, I was faced with an unexpected problem: everyone kept saying that identifying your genre was important. But my book crossed many genres. It was, essentially, a fantasy tale taking place in the future, with technology and a…

#BookReview – A VET VANISHES by L.C. Hibbett & N.M. Howell #paranormal #humour #ReverseHarem

It’s high time I posted some more reviews – I am SO far behind! I read this one months ago, and somehow missed reviewing it at the time. I only realised I hadn’t done so, when I finished reading book #3 in the series over Christmas, and took a look at my past reviews to […]

Results of this year’s holiday promo, and THE PRINCE’S PROTEGE is nearly done!

I decided to give the regular, over-populated New Year post a miss this year, and focus on the wonderful clear writing time I had over the holiday period, but normal service will resume shortly! On the writing note, I’m thrilled to report I’m in sight of the end of book #3 of The Five Kingdoms […]

#SharingGraphics

Originally posted on The Write Stuff:
Every now and then, I find a few minutes to create a graphic or two. After I finished with my Christmas sale images, I figured why not do a generic review reminder? One that hopefully won’t be a problem with Amazon, since it doesn’t mention anyone’s books specifically and…

BookBub, #FREE #SFF reads, #WIN a $25 gift card, and my WIP. An eclectic post!

In the lead up to Christmas, and with the exciting news that I have a BOOKBUB feature again over the holiday period (see what it did for me last year), I’ve joined up with a group of fellow SF and fantasy authors to offer free taster books and stories, along with the chance to win […]

Yearly Tech Maintenance: 13 Ways to Update Your Online Presence

Originally posted on WordDreams…:
This week, I’ll post my updated suggestions for three holiday activities that will get your computers and technology ready for the blitz of writing you’ll swear to accomplish in New Year resolutions. Here’s what you’ll get (the links won’t be active until the post goes live): Update Your Online Presence Speed Up Your…