Musings, Writing

Foreword

One month today my next novel will be published. It's my third one and yet the fear and excitement is just as strong. The worry about reviews and sales is already there even though there is absolutely nothing I can do about either. The book is written and all I can do is let it… Continue reading Foreword

Musings, Writing

Happy New Year

I can't believe that 2019 has arrived! I'm hoping this year will be a healthier one for sure and a happy one for us all. It's always tricky to make writing resolutions I find as so much in this career depends on publishers and readers but I know one thing that will definitely be happening… Continue reading Happy New Year

Fiction, inspiration, Musings, Writing

How Do You Choose How To Tell A Story?

Once you have an idea for story, the next step is to decide how you're going to tell that story. I've ended up using two very different ways of telling a story for my first two novels. The Second Love Of My Life, which was published last year is written from the first person perspective… Continue reading How Do You Choose How To Tell A Story?

Films, inspiration, Musings, random acts of kindness

It’s A Kind Life

I can't believe that I haven't watched It's A Wonderful Life before now. I always see it on Best Christmas Movie lists and I thought it was about time I picked up a copy and gave it a whirl. Who doesn't love a festive film? I'm so glad I did. It's A Wonderful Life is… Continue reading It’s A Kind Life

inspiration, Musings, random acts of kindness

An Act Of Kindness 

When I started to write my Random Acts Of Kindness serial, I looked at a lot of Kindness stories online, and each one always warmed my heart but it’s often easier to remember the times when the human race is less kind. When you look back on your day, it’s often the frustrations that stick… Continue reading An Act Of Kindness