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New fiction

Here are two extracts from one of my current works-in-progress. This tale is presented in short seasonal snippets; these two are winter and summer. What do you think? Robin   ‘Look, Lily! A robin – can you see him?’ Edith … Continue reading

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Time flies … !

It’s been ten months since my last update! In the intervening months I have – acquired a new tattoo visited Glasgow twice stayed overnight at the very beautiful Gladstone’s Library revisited my youth at a Squeeze concert enjoyed a local … Continue reading

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Another freebie!

Who would like another free book? “New Beginnings: Starting Over” (the ebook version) will be FREE to download for five days next week. My FREE BOOK promotion will last from Monday 28 August to Friday 1 September. Search Amazon for … Continue reading

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“New Beginnings” – FREE!

Who doesn’t love a free book? “New Beginnings” (the ebook version) will be FREE to download for five days next week. My FREE BOOK promotion will last from Monday 7 August to Friday 11 August. Search Amazon for ASIN: B01BN54HDQ … Continue reading

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Freebies!

Starting from next Monday (26 September) and for a limited period only, all three titles in the New Beginnings series will be free to download via Amazon. You don’t need a Kindle to take advantage of this offer: other options … Continue reading

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News and freebies!

My three novels are now available in a new size – 8″ x 5″ rather than 8½” x 5½” – which hopefully will reduce postage charges. The photo below shows the new version (left) alongside the old version (right). They … Continue reading

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Amazon Author – page makeover

My Author pages on Amazon (UK & US) have had a mini-makeover. They have slightly different content: the British page features my book trailer while the American page includes my latest blog posts. I can’t decide which one I prefer … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Authonomy

I originally joined Authonomy in 2010, back in the days when I had the time and energy to engage with a very busy community of authors. An early extract of ‘New Beginnings’ received heaps of favourable and constructive feedback, all … Continue reading

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Author spotlight

My Author Spotlight page on Lulu.com has been given a little make-over: What do you think? Interesting* fact: when I’m logged in to Lulu, my books are displayed in order of publication and the prices are quoted in sterling, yet … Continue reading

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Xmas-themed taster: Sunday 21 December

Sunday 21 December I’m tired and I’ve got a sore throat, so I’m going to bed soon. I’ve got a horrible feeling that I may be catching the flu, or at least a cold, and I really don’t want to … Continue reading

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