What is it about doubt? As a writer, actually I am going to assume anyone, but especially in the artistic field, we have this doubt that is always creeping in. I write my books with the full understanding that not everyone that reads them will love them. There will always be someone that just didn't… Continue reading That twisted knife of self-doubt…
I have spent the best of my life being entertained by this mans imagination. I was never a fan of comics, but the films made from Stan's creations, have given me hours of entertainment. Just recently, my wife and I, watched Venom at the cinema. We have one of those membership cards where we can… Continue reading Marvel’s Stan Lee…RIP
Well, that's a word to get your tongue around, huh? I had never heard of it until recently, when a friend told me all about this beautiful Icelandic tradition, that she insisted that we do this year. I thought it sounded like a brilliant idea. Just around the start of December, every household will receive… Continue reading Christmas jólabókaflóð?
So, I am reading fanfic mainly at the moment. Its easy reading and just what I need while I am trying to write my stories. I've noticed something that reoccurs quite a lot though and it got me thinking about things... Do we write more in the style of how we speak and what we… Continue reading Muddled words…
I never set out to write a novel. I’d been reading fanfic and fancied giving it a go but I didn’t think I could do justice to the characters. (Jane and Maura from Rizzoli & Isles.) So, I did the next best thing and wrote out the What if story that had been floating about in… Continue reading Blog Hop-Writing my first novel!
My next venture into the world of self-publishing will see me release my first murder mystery! I've always been a fan of them and read them voraciously for years, never assuming that I could actually write one. They are quite different from the usual romance genre that I love. But, I challenged myself to give… Continue reading The Doll Maker
So, as I lie in my bed; laptop actually on my lap, gazing out of the window at the clouds drifting in across the bay of Naples, I realise that I am ready to come home. It's been lovely. I have spent time relaxing, sunning myself and eating far too much. I even managed to… Continue reading Lazy days and sunny rays