HOME     ABOUT ME     PUBLICATIONS     COURSES/WORKSHOPS     CRITIQUE SERVICE     LINKS     BLOG     CONTACT

Archive for the "inspirational books" Category

‘Curious Women’ & ‘Journey: from pathways to poems’

My long-awaited second poetry collection ‘Curious Women’ is now available.  The book is dedicated to my two grandmothers and the only great-grandmother I remember. It also commemorates all the women I’ve observed in cafes and other settings and those who have come to me in dreams.  I also include myself under the category of ‘curious.’ (You can take […]

Read More ›

Writing Inspiration – April

The more you create – the more ideas you will find! Every idea can be recycled and used in different ways, so there is no reason to ever suffer from the dreaded ‘writer’s block.’ If this does happen, it can often be due to exhaustion – you’ve been working too hard and haven’t made time […]

Read More ›

Writing Success: poetry, flash fiction & short story exercises

This book was published a year ago and is available in both paperback and Kindle versions.  You can buy it using the flash ‘buttons’ on the publications page of my website! “Writing Success” is a useful book for all writers. It encourages you to take the Alice in Wonderland approach – grow your words and […]

Read More ›

Endeavour Press – New Title – Fortune’s Promise

I am very excited to announce the new title for my Regency Novel.  The novel was originally called ‘Lucinda’s Luck’ but Endeavour Press decided they wanted to go for something that fitted better with their current range of titles. A few people have asked if I’m upset about the change. The answer is – no […]

Read More ›

A New Challenge 2017

My partner Bob Woodroofe has set me an interesting challenge for this year. As many of you know, I started writing a poem a day as my personal challenge for 2013 – and I found it generated so many great ideas that I’ve carried on doing it ever since. Obviously, not all the poems are […]

Read More ›