Recently I put a call out to fellow authors, book enthusiasts, and visitors to this site for book donations. These books were destined for a very special place, where they could put a smile on the face of kids in the battle of their life. As I’ve previously mentioned, since my daughter’s fight with childhood […]Read More Authors for Children’s Cancer – Update
When my 9yo daughter was diagnosed with cancer 3 years ago, it was absolutely life-changing. Being confronted with something so awful, and suddenly having no other choice but to fight was the stuff nightmares are made of. It was the type of catalyst that forces a parent to take stock of what is really important. I’ll […]Read More Authors for Children’s Cancer
With a new year brings new dreams, new aspirations, new moods, and new ideas. You may have noticed that I’ve recently been tweaking the look of my web site (maybe you haven’t). Next on my list is to update the covers for my TIME SQUARE series. Once I get the urge for change, there’s no […]Read More Time For A Change
Having read and enjoyed The Hunger Games and The Maze Runner series’ over the past year, I find myself keen to discover a new YA book or series that I can sink my teeth into. There is no doubt that there are a bazillion great reads out there, but I’m hoping visitors to my site can […]Read More Help Me Choose My Next YA Read
The 9th of December 2014 marks a great day for readers. It’s the annual Read Tuesday, which gives readers a day of absolute bargains and great value, just in time for the festive season. To celebrate, I’m offering a great special Kindle Matchbook offer to readers. Anyone who buys the paperback edition of any of my […]Read More 3 Cheers for Read Tuesday!
This is a post with a difference. Writing is something I do because I have stories that I want to tell. It’s something I feel compelled to do and it’s an escape from the everyday pressures of life. It’s where I can roam in a world that I alone create, where I can explore ideas […]Read More 101 Lessons and Thoughts About Writing