Several things happened yesterday. A close relative is on the point of death. A friend I love dearly is in distress because her partner is undergoing one of his episodic breakdowns. I have tried out my new food processor and … Continue reading
As I write the sun is shining and the weather is unseasonably mild and dry: quite lovely. On Palm Sunday, 1461, it snowed. For some reason I know this sort of stuff and I had occasion to check again recently … Continue reading
This piece of wisdom is based on experience. I first published it on my messages page. HOW TO ORGANISE YOUR OWN BOOK LAUNCH PARTY Any aspirant author needs to consider a marketing plan for launching the finished work. Having found … Continue reading
I’m a modest man (even if wise and fabulously good-looking) and don’t expect people to read my books in huge numbers – largely because they don’t. Today an old friend sent me a message with photo showing that a tourist … Continue reading
I have been asked to judge a short story competition. It is open themed. If you are interested, go to www.multi-story.co.uk where details will appear after 1 March 2012.
Over the weekend it occurred to me why I am glad I am a writer and not a poor plumber. Here are 10 reasons: 1. Plumbers are in competition with every other plumber in the world – including the dead … Continue reading