For me, 2015 was all about learning how to publish my books. Then 2016 was all about learning how to promote those books. I was told I would spend more time on promotion than actually writing, but it is so important to me to stay connected to my writing first and foremost.
Dialogue shows the reader so much about a character's personality. It helps to make them three-dimensional. Reading a character's dialogue can help you to decipher whether it sounds like a real person talking.
In all of the hustle and bustle leading up to Christmas, I have completely forgotten to announce that my short story The Drive, recently published as an individual ebook on Kindle, will be FREE this Friday just in time for Christmas! 🎄 Intent on leaving her troubles behind, Tamara sets out on a journey to... Continue Reading →
Five days out from Christmas, my artist friends, please don't undervalue your work and skills, especially when you are starting out. Giveaways and discounts are indeed good marketing tools, however don't be afraid of asking your price for your product! In my experience, if your price is reasonable and well researched for your product, people... Continue Reading →
Wise words from John Assaraf. Find time to do the things you love. And if you can't find the time , MAKE the time!
Ahh the author's ultimate Christmas wish!! I hope all of my author friends and followers have some time to write over the busy Christmas period!
As Christmas fast approaches, I thought I would take my readers back in time a little. My novel The Wilted Rose tells of several family Christmases throughout the 1960s and 70s, as the Brooker family spend their summer holidays in the Moreton Bay Peninsula. Merry Christmas, and enjoy this free excerpt! https://youtu.be/IM5TolaDReo The Wilted Rose... Continue Reading →
Look no further than books for Christmas! From suspenseful fiction to intriguing nonfiction and historical family sagas, my titles are available worldwide in print and Kindle ebook! Visit the Buy Books page to view and purchase my books in time for Christmas! Merry Christmas!