Am writing, blogger, indieauthors, self doubt, self publishing, Uncategorized

Self-publishing, self-doubt, and Indie authors

The pic is a sneak preview of my cover… exciting… On Wednesday I ordered the proof copy of my Christmas Novella, ‘Game of Souls’ from Amazon. I celebrated with a square of chocolate and did the washing up (God, you are so rock and roll I cannot even deal with it! Washing up – really… Continue reading Self-publishing, self-doubt, and Indie authors

Am writing, Characters, research, Support, Uncategorized, writing groups

How to portray a character? What character research do you do? LGBTQ+ characters.

This week I wanted to talk about character research. What forms of research do you do for the characters in your story? The first thing I do is go to the good old favourite - the internet search. But lately, I’ve found myself thinking more about one of my characters, which will be part of… Continue reading How to portray a character? What character research do you do? LGBTQ+ characters.

Am writing, Beta readers, Pen name, Pseudonym, Uncategorized

To Pseudonym, or not to Pseudonym? How can Beta readers help you?

I’ve been asked a few times why I have a pseudonym or pen name, alias, whatever you prefer to call it. I will go with pen name. ((that’s because you cannot spell pseudonam… )) HA! You cannot spell it you mean… ((hey change that back. I totally spelt that correctly)) nope, the power of the… Continue reading To Pseudonym, or not to Pseudonym? How can Beta readers help you?

blogger, cake, short stories, Uncategorized, writing

Book blurb, cake, sale… need i say more?

If my writing careers ends here, at least I got to eat my own book cake 😊 Decided to blog a day early in celebration of getting cake... A night lost to the past is now 99p via Amazon... So, when I’m rich and famous, actually take out the rich because I’m happy to just… Continue reading Book blurb, cake, sale… need i say more?