Telling You Now, I Probably Won’t Stick To It…

Please don’t look back to check when I last wrote here, as it was months ago and I made a decision that I would write at least a new blog post once a month. I failed in that. Plus the only reason it hasn’t happened is I am a master of procrastination when it comesContinue reading “Telling You Now, I Probably Won’t Stick To It…”

Welcome back, Mary!

Where do I start? I had the best of intentions to write a post every Monday for months past. Yet the day came and went and then I left it so long, I’m embarrassed to be actually posting this. But I have always believed in biting the bullet no matter what has gone before. IContinue reading “Welcome back, Mary!”

My Exciting November News

It has been a difficult time for many to look back over the past year and I am sure you are all tired of hearing about it so I thought I would share something nice with you. My writing life has very much been stop and go over the year so to have all theContinue reading “My Exciting November News”

September Storytime

During this month when schools and colleges start back into a new educational year, I was delighted when my local newspaper, The Vale Star agreed to publish my flash fiction for this month. They also appear in The Weekly Observer, (their sister paper) and so are reaching a wide readership. I decided to share fourContinue reading “September Storytime”

This is My (Writing) Story

When I left home at 18, I wrote to my Nana, reams of pages in each letter. Every detail was included, nothing left out. I married at 21, and then wrote pages and pages of letters to family who lived abroad. I had my first child at 23, so my twenties were given to havingContinue reading “This is My (Writing) Story”

New Novel and Novella Published, (and Other Bits)

It is only now I get to tell those of you who may not have heard, but I have not just a new novella, but also the final novel in The Lacey Taylor Story, No More Secrets. How’s about that for news. I may have been silent on here but I have been busy. FirstContinue reading “New Novel and Novella Published, (and Other Bits)”

Being Overwhelmed, Stops Me From Sleeping

What works for me, may help you. I don’t like it when I toss and turn and sleep is just not happening for me. In fact it makes me anxious because I need my sleep and very few people can operate on little sleep. So what did I do? I made myself sit and think,Continue reading “Being Overwhelmed, Stops Me From Sleeping”

Moving On

It’s over. 2020 is behind us. A new year has begun and we all have high hopes for it to be a good one. Last year brought with it so many challenges and forced us to look at not just ourselves but our part in our communities. Some people do not see how they shouldContinue reading “Moving On”

Celebrations on a Grey November Day

It has been a good week for my writing and I want to celebrate it with you all. Two simple things happened, firstly, a story of mine was published in the iconic Irish magazine, Ireland’s Own which is enjoyed around the world. This really lifted my spirits as politics dominated the news and life ofContinue reading “Celebrations on a Grey November Day”