In Bloom: My current work-in-progress

Since last autumn, I've been working on my latest project; a full-length, semi-autobiographical novel called In Bloom. I'm currently on my second draft, conducting a full read-through, and getting feedback from beta readers. I'm aiming to have a final draft ready to submit for publication within the next month. I want to talk about In Bloom, [...]

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Guest Blog: Book secrets you didn’t know by Taryn Leigh

Author Taryn Leigh jumps on The Bandwagon to reveal secrets you didn't know about your favourite books. Taryn Leigh is a South African born citizen, who spent her childhood with her nose buried in books. Her love for reading transpired into her ambition to become a writer. She first tried her hand at blogging, which [...]

Guest Blog: Cornish author Jill Turner describes how Fowey inspires her writing

Jill Turner is a Fleet Street journalist and novelist and single mum, now based much of the time around Fowey. Like Daphne du Maurier, she visited it as a child and vowed to return there to become a writer. She has taken part in the Fowey Festival and, like Daphne, is inspired by her coastal [...]

Dave McDonald: 10 Powerful Tips to Write and Sell Your First eBook

Authors can now write, publish, and sell their own e-books a lot easier than before, mainly because of the popularity of the Internet. This doesn’t mean that it comes without any challenge, as it still does, but it is not as difficult as it was before to do it on your own without the help [...]

Weltanschauung Birthday Sale!

To celebrate my birthday - 25, quarter of a century! - I've slashed the price of Weltanschauung on Kindle to just 99p/$1.24! The harbinger, the oddball, the remaining twin… Weltanschauung seeks to open your eyes to different stories, set in different worlds and at different times, but with the same theme in mind: to make [...]

Weltanschauung: Blog Tour

Welcome to the Weltanschauung blog tour! Over the next few weeks, I'll be popping into other blogs to say hello, & chat about various topics. See the full line-up below. Advice From Authors Rosie Amber November 20th 2016 Read it here! Stepping Into Horror The Scary Reviews November 25th 2016 Read it here! Writing As [...]

To The Girls

I recently finished the final short story in my upcoming collection. Until today, it was untitled, but, inspired by the amazing Florence & The Machine (and a rush hour of karaoke), I've decided to call it Pieces. It's about the relationship between a girl and her twin, who committed suicide after a traumatic experience at [...]