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Pressing Publish

...he grabbed and picked up her naked body and made his way to the bathroom to shower.

Pressing Publish

A bit about me...

You would be amazed at what goes on behind closed doors...

A bit about me...

Imposter Syndrome

As you can imagine, it’s been an annoying and frustrating time...

Imposter Syndrome

My Writing Journey

I'm not naturally creative, so I struggled initially and still do...

My Writing Journey

Goal Setting

Whatever the reason, don't feel embarrassed or ashamed. As you can see from above, it's not always your fault...

Goal Setting

Happy New Year

A good starting point is the free prequel ebook...

Happy New Year

2 Questions people always ask me...

My fictitious characters are based on a career spanning 40 years in different school settings...

2 Questions people always ask me...

My Marketing Plan

You need a book marketing plan because if you want to sell books, it isn’t optional...

My Marketing Plan

Compelling Characters

There is always room for improvement..

Compelling Characters

Behind Closed Doors...

The occasion played havoc with my writing progress...

Behind Closed Doors...

It's a Small World!

Once we started to talk about writing, the standard of golf deteriorated...

It's a Small World!

Ups & Downs...

Emotional ups and downs, self-doubt, and writer’s block are the hallmarks of a writer’s life...

Ups & Downs...

Happy Father's Day

You have to be prepared to do so much for them...

Happy Father's Day

From Head Teacher to Writer

Twenty years earlier, I put pen to paper to write a novel based on my experiences of school life...

From Head Teacher to Writer

Simple Remedies

I don't want to stop if I'm on a roll with my writing...

Simple Remedies

Writers Tips

But why do I write?

Writers Tips

DIY Novice

Last week I burnt it, which meant I had to replace it...

DIY Novice

Reading Habits

This was a shock because I knew she had bought the book before Christmas...

Reading Habits

Promises

The inevitable happened...

Promises

Writer's Block

I stared at my computer, but the writing wouldn't flow...

Writer's Block

An Educated Guess

The novel is steamy...

An Educated Guess

My Wife’s Faux Pas

I took a bite and immediately knew what it was...

My Wife’s Faux Pas

Holiday Antics

Needless to say, I didn’t venture to that toilet again...

Holiday Antics

The Day I Met Ronaldo

Some of you might have heard of him...

The Day I Met Ronaldo

Book 3 is on its way!

You think you are doing well...

Book 3 is on its way!

Keep yourself busy!

Life is too short and precious...

Keep yourself busy!

Happy New Year!

I’m determined to change...

Happy New Year!

T'was the week before Christmas

Four days without a computer is a nightmare at any time, but for a writer, it is horrendous...

T'was the week before Christmas

Life's Challenges Never End

Being retired and staying at home most of the time means making conscious decisions about heating...

Life's Challenges Never End

The MW Team

They did everything for me... I couldn’t have done that on my own....

The MW Team

An Educated Decision

Unhappily married, Tom defies his moral upbringing and principles and is tempted into an illicit affair throwing his life into turmoil...

An Educated Decision

Highs & Lows

It’s been a mixed week for me...

Highs & Lows

Cooper, The Dog on Loan

I’m quite jealous. I wish I had that much attention aimed at me!!!

Cooper, The Dog on Loan

Reality of Life

My writing came to a stop, well, almost!

Reality of Life

Why is your self-esteem important?

We all go through periods of low self-esteem at different times in our lives. I know I have and can remember exactly when and what caused that feeling...

Why is your self-esteem important?

Core Values for Writers

As a writer you want to write the best novel possible. This isn’t easy. You need an original idea about what you want to write. Then you might make notes or plan an outline. Some writers are good at planning but I’m not one of them.

However, what I have learned on my writing journey so far is...

Core Values for Writers

Why do people blog?

You've written your first novel, you've got it published, now what?

Why do people blog?

Top 5 challenges I faced, writing my novel!

There are two types of writers; those that plan and those that fly by the seat of their pants and write without a roadmap (known as pantsers). I soon realised that I definitely wasn’t a planner...

Top 5 challenges I faced, writing my novel!

Welcome To Me...

I put pen to paper to write a fiction novel. That was four years ago...Read about how my journey began...

Welcome To Me...
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