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2018 – New Year, New Book

It’s almost 2018 and you know what that means?  The Year of The Story Collector!!  No other books will be published this year, well, none that matter anyway 😉  And what’s more, I have my date (which oddly makes me feel like I’m getting married).  The Story Collector will be available to read on… 14th… Continue reading 2018 – New Year, New Book

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It Takes A Village To Write A Book

We’ve all heard the saying, it takes a village to raise a child, implying that parents alone cannot possibly provide everything a child needs to mature into adulthood.  But what does this have to do with books? I’ve been reading quite a few ‘bestsellers’ recently and they all have one thing in common: the acknowledgements… Continue reading It Takes A Village To Write A Book


Getting published and other drugs

Thanks to Vanessa O’Loughlin and all the people at Writers Web TV, we had another free online workshop today all about getting published. Starting with top agent Carole Blake (author of ‘From Pitch to Publication‘), this workshop gave a fantastic insight into the publishing industry. I love the informal nature of these workshops – the way the host Vanessa kept… Continue reading Getting published and other drugs