Apart from the usual writerly stuff (you know, the stuff a writer thinks s/he’s going to be doing like… er… writing) authors across the world have been struggling with Amazon‘s widespread and apparently random deletion and blocking of reviews and trying to navigate the European Union’s new GDPR law.
It has been a long journey, but here I stand on the verge of publishing my first novel.
I always wanted to write, but my first High School English teacher convinced me I was barely literate. I think he resented me being taller than him, as a later (taller) teacher promoted me from bottom of the class to (almost) pole position.
It was my final year of school and my small fantasies had been strangled. Hurrah for education! Continue reading →
I’ve not posted for a while. Today I’m catching-up with a miscellany of stuff, good and bad.
I spent a week in the UK visiting my mother and returned depressed at the toll late-stage Alzheimer’s is having on that wonderful woman. Then I heard that my 11 year old nephew had succumbed to cancer. Continue reading →
ALERT: Sit well back from your screen while reading this.
With the onset of the New Year (woot! woot! streamers & champagne), I had wanted to try something new, blogistically speaking. It would have been an occasional series of very brief blogs on my “Work In Progress” (WIP) and the fun associated with being a struggling writer.