It’s the time of year when we tend to reflect on what we have accomplished in the last twelve months, and what we wish to accomplish in the coming twelve months. I used to be a firm believer in setting New Years resolutions but, like many people, even with the best intentions, I rarely ever … Continue reading 2019 Goal Setting
Yesterday was Litha! I’ve been busy editing, so I didn’t really celebrate much. How did you celebrate? I wanted to hit the beach with the Man Beast and the dogs, but the Man Beast was working flat out so we didn’t make it. I also got lost down a rabbit hole researching early American Witch … Continue reading Litha
It’s done! The first draft of Samhain Sorcery is officially done! (Or at least, as done as it’s gonna get) *runs around the room and dances to silent music*.
This is my favourite time of year. I celebrate Halloween and Beltaine at this time of year. Halloween is my favourite calendar holiday of all time. The spirit of fun and whimsy surrounding it just calls to me. If you read my post last Halloween you'll remember that I differentiate Halloween from Samhain. Halloween to … Continue reading This is my Favourite Time of Year
It should come as no shock to you that I’ve been working really hard on the sequel to The Kingston Chronicles; Samhain Sorcery. My goal was to launch it this Halloween (for the Northern Hemisphere Samhain/Halloween) but realistically there is no way I can have the manuscript finished in, and published, in time. I’m working … Continue reading Samhain Sorcery Cover Reveal
Wow what a busy Easter long weekend I've had. I didn't get nearly enough time to read or write but I did get to enjoy the break with my family (whom I don't get to see very often) and I was able to work on a present for someone very special. My Mom gifted me wool … Continue reading Goodreads Giveaway Has Ended
One of the most useful things I learnt at university, in relation to writing, was archetypes. I had a fantastic teacher who was fundamental in my education of archetypal characters and stories. She will never be able to understand how much she effected my own journey and how she influenced my writing. Archetypal characters and … Continue reading Indie Publishing: Part Five – The Belly of the Whale
Wow! What a week! I’ve had a bigger response to my Goodreads Giveaway than I expected. If you live in the US and haven’t entered yet here’s the link so you don’t miss out. Entries close April 2nd. At last count 79 people have already entered so I’ve got this permanent grin plastered on my … Continue reading Wow! What a Week!
To follow on from my last post, today I’m going to discuss reviewing your manuscript with Createspace. I made a lot of errors on my first manuscript proof so I feel like I have some wisdom I can share here. Once you’ve submitted your manuscript Createspace reviews your manuscript for compatibility with their software. From … Continue reading Indie Publishing – Part Three: How I Published – Continued