Dearest Paul The advent of your eighteenth year, couldn’t bring more joy to my heart. It is with much love and regard that I have had this shirt made for you by the most accomplished in the land. My only … Continue reading Flash Fiction: A Shirt Fit For A Prince
Way back in 2007, I was going through a ‘Snow Patrol’ phase which coincided with me being in my maybe-I-should-try-writing-a-romance-story phase. So, I decided to combine the two phases, and…came up with nothing. Fortunately, I had (and still have) some … Continue reading Excerpt: Weaver’s Tale by Leenna Naidoo
He was strong; his father was stronger. He was experienced in such matters; his father infinitesimally more so. He was smart; and when it came to his father, the jury was still out on that one. Torm’s smile was grim. Continue reading Flash Fiction Story: sci-fi-fantasy
When first researching how to self-publish, and the myriads of issues I had to address five years ago, I found Mark Coker’s advice, research and predictions very useful and thought-provoking. So, naturally, I was excited to hear about his new … Continue reading Listening and Learning: The Smart Author Podcast
He steps close. Oblivious she… Continue reading Twin-Flame: Romance in 25 words
So, I finally got around to compiling into one volume most of my short (and very short) fantasy and science fiction, most written (and some even published) over the past 7-years (7 years! OMG times flying). ‘The Bagua and other … Continue reading Questings
Yup, Wizards in space. Bet you’d never guess I’d work on a series with that premise…but I am! I’ve joined the Wizards In Space storyverse over at Fiction Vortex. Created by Archmage Eugene Morgulis, my fellow traveling wizards (okay, one’s … Continue reading It’s Wizards…In Space!
With the Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale now in it’s second week, I thought it would be fun to let you know which of my books is now ‘trending’ within my own catalogue. Surprise, surprise–they’re all short stories! Also, where you can … Continue reading Update: A wee catch-up
I was going through some of my old work and came across this writing exercise from the FutureLearn course I did last year. It’s much like an exercise I used to do with my students who loved guessing the ‘Truth’ … Continue reading Guess!
It’s great to chat to Inge Saunders once more. She’s been very busy exploring different writing universes within romance writing. In fact, she’s gone back to her first love, much like myself – the paranormal. But unlike me, she’s been … Continue reading Inge Saunders: Choices To Collaborations