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”

A flash of 100 words

I was late to the party for Morgen Bailey’s monthly competition this month gone. I missed the September deadline by a day. But it did not stop me from giving it a go as an exercise and sharing with you my offering for the 100 word flash fiction story. The rules are: there is aContinue reading “A flash of 100 words”

Small Steps Make the Journey Possible

It has been a while since I paid a visit to here, I think life has been a little upside down for us all. But I feel an update is required and so here I am! By taking small steps I am progressing in my writing life, plus it cancels out the terrifying feeling ofContinue reading “Small Steps Make the Journey Possible”