REVIEW – His Revenge by John Howell

His Revenge by John Howell (Book II of the John Cannon Series) THE BLURB: There is no way out as John Cannon either becomes a traitor to America or causes thousands of innocent people to die if he refuses to co-operate.  America loves John Cannon, its newest hero, and the President wants to present him with […]

Read More

A little ‘woo-hoo’ moment… yeah, I am bragging now!

  What a thrill! After yet another re-write, they have each garnered a Gold Award! Woo-hoo! Far from perfect, (I’d never be that bold), these little beauties are much improved. Their first submission resulted in a Gold and two Silver awards respectively. The analysis report and editor’s notes, were extremely helpful, giving me a much […]

Read More

Repetition in marketing.

Originally posted on Lizzie Chantree:
I have recently been working on some marketing ideas and came across an article that said that a customer needs to see an image or product seven times for it to stick in their mind. I sometimes wonder about the best way to find visibility in a busy book marketplace,…

Read More

Writing with the Five Senses

Originally posted on Lori Beasley Bradley my writing:
I’m taking another on-line class about writing Romance. You can never learn too much! Today’s lesson was about writing Sensuality and Emotion. It was a good lesson and it made me remember what an instructor told a class I was in years ago that stuck with me.…

Read More

I’m not bragging… I’m stunned!

  I have to hold my hands up and say, ‘Yep… it’s a fair cop. My formatting needed a little help.’ There was I, totally oblivious to my woefully inadequate presentation, when along came a private message from another author on the other side of the world. (Nikki Ash… Author of ‘The Fighting’ series. She […]

Read More

Gotta Get Back On The ‘Orse

Everything ground to a shuddering halt the day she left us. Normal pursuits and everyday activities seemed pointless, trivial, almost insensitive in the wake of her passing. Why her? Why now? It’s too soon. But the quality of one’s life isn’t determined by its length, but by the depth of the effect it leaves with […]

Read More

My First Blog… Prepare to be mahoossively underwhelmed!

It seems that everyone around me is blogging their asses off! Yet again, I arrive to the game a little late!! Hi… sorry… don’t mind me, I’ll just be over here out of the way trying to catch up. As a newbie author, and having self published three novels in a little over 12 months, I […]

Read More