So You Need More Time For Writing

We all feel we need more time, how often is it said, there are not enough hours in the day or you need an extra day to do it all? But in truth what you need is to be organised because we cannot add time, each day is twenty-four hours, each hour sixty minutes. ItContinue reading “So You Need More Time For Writing”

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As A Writer, Thinking is Important

During a discussion with other writers, I was asked if I’d give a few suggestions to a new writer who wanted to write a short story? I offered my advice as follows which others agreed with: 2 Ask, whose story are you telling? 3 keep the story to only 2 or at most 3 charactersContinue reading “As A Writer, Thinking is Important”

Reading is a Key

Hello, dear friends, I am thrilled to say that my mojo is up and running. I disciplined myself over the last few weeks and gave myself a good talking-to. Which has me leaving my laptop and phone downstairs when I go to bed. I tackled my TBR (to be read) pile and rediscovered the cosyContinue reading “Reading is a Key”

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)”