A Chat between Authors

Thank you for joining Shane Hall and me in a chat about our projects and why we write what we write! Shane’s comments start with the S (well, obviously!) and mine with the M. Enjoy! S: Alrighty! First of all, thanks, Mel, for working with me on a collaborative discussion! So, the question I think…

Smashwords ebook sale 5-11 March 2017

Hello there! Before I start I apologise for the promotional blog post, but the sale information is only valid for one week, so I couldn’t help myself telling you all about it!   This is just a very quick post for those of you who are simply crazy about books. For one week only, 5-11…

How I wrote a novel with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)

Firstly, let me just say, I doubt any one person ends up experiencing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) exactly like another. There are people who can work through the symptoms, others who are bedridden and still other who cannot look at a screen, or book, because the stimulus is too much for their system to handle….

Video clip for this author!

There comes a time when you know you have to test something out. My first ever video clip is now available for viewing here: Author Clip Please enjoy and share! Thank you to Adam for amazing music 🙂

For the love of books – do we care?

  I love books. There – I’ve admitted it. I love the crunchiness of their pages, the texture, the smell and most of all the heftiness of holding an actual book in my hands, or how they feel when they fall on your chest when you close your eyes (only for a moment!) when reading…

Welcome to the Dragon!

I am a firm believer that we are never to old to enjoy a soft plushie. That said – please welcome to the international stage #Nilofar, the little dragon of #Novarmere! If you have followed along on #Facebook, you have briefly met Nilofar before, as he jumped into my Facebook posts a week or so…

FREE Goodreads Giveaway of The Candlestick Dragon

Are you an avid fantasy reader? Do you have someone in your life who is? Are you on Goodreads? If the answer to any or all of these questions is YES! then this blog post is for you! The first book in my fantasy series (designed for those 11 and up, and enjoyed by teens,…

Where did all the Harry Potter fans go?

Harry Potter appeared out of nowhere and changed the face of children’s fantasy series forever. Not only was it possible to mix real life side-by-side with a completely different version of our world; but a book about boarding school? A book about wizard boarding school? Who would have thought it possible? (Certainly not all those…

Chronicles of Novarmere: Dark Wizard Quartet

Well, as I mentioned the other day, it is all completed! Not only have they now been written, edited and covered (love my cover artist and his work!). Both Kindle and paperback versions of all of the first series of the Chronicles of Novarmere are awaiting their audience. It’s very exciting and I hope that…