Firstly, I wish you a wonderful holiday season, whatever you are celebrating! I will be celebrating Christmas with my family in the south of the UK, and Hogmanay (the wonderful Scottish New Year celebration) up in the Highlands – where else? This week (on my birthday) I made my annual TV appearance… working as what […]

Originally posted on Hugh's Views & News  :
The Christmas tree is up, but something is missing. There are no gifts under it, and I need your help to put that right. For this year’s Christmas charity appeal, I’m asking you again to help me raise some money for The Dogs Trust. The Dogs Trust, formerly…

Originally posted on The Write Stuff:
Ho, ho, ho, folks! Decided to extend the $.99 Christmas Sale price for ALL of my Kindle books through the end of the year. Take advantage of the fact that I’ll be too busy over the holidays to reset prices, and download your copies before Jan 1. (Preferably today!)…

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…

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 […]

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…

To reach our next destination, Mull, we needed to drive up the west coast to Oban. All of the west coast of Scotland is beautiful, but this trip didn’t give us any spare time to stop and admire views, as the time between ferry sailings was pretty tight. We’d already explored a lot of Oban […]

The Hebridean islands of Islay and Jura sit very close together, and are most famous for their whiskies! Jura (which we didn’t get across to) is largely uninhabited and mountainous, with a short road down one side leading to a few houses and, you’ve guessed, a distillery. Jura is a great malt whisky, which even […]

Here’s my review of the second instalment of Marcia Meara’s delightful supernatural tale The Emissary 2: To Love Somebody by Marcia Meara My rating: 4 of 5 stars Jake and Dodger return for more adventures, looking for mortals to nudge away from making those wrong choices that ruin lives. They, and Azrael, are making up […]

I’m sharing this new release today, because I think it sounds really interesting – hope you agree ~ Release Day Blitz ~ The Hidden Children (The Lost Grimoire #1) by Reshma K.Barshikar 13th November 2018 About the Book: ‘What price would you pay to be extraordinary? What would you do to speak to a butterfly?  […]