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Blog Tour

Hi all, just letting you know my short stories will be featured in a Blog Tour conducted by Joshua Dyer over on A Day In The Life. I’ll keep you posted as to dates. Meanwhile check out Joshua’s blog. blogblog tourbuying a bookcreative processcreative storyliteraturesocial networking

What I Write

I want to take the opportunity to tell you about the type of stories I write. You may have already guessed from of the posts about great historic landmarks and some of you may have read in the About Me section. I’d like to explain more about the genre and why. The books and short stories I…

Self Promotion

I have never been one who showcases how good or adept I am. It was a case of allowing my work to speak for itself. I use to get annoyed with those who are ineffective and for that matter inept. In spite of this because they could talk the talk they moved up the ladder. I…

Sacred Centre of Ancient Greece

Delphi was considered one of the most important religious sites in Ancient Greece. It was home to the Delphic Oracle called Pythia, from which all women who held that position were known. Pythia had the power of foresight, a gift given by Apollo but the problem was no one could understand what she was saying. Enter…

Learning something new about myself

I have just discovered something about myself that I wasn’t aware of before and it doesn’t really come as a surprise. I can’t seem to write at night. I think it comes down to one thing: my brain is tired. Even now I have to admit the flow of words is a struggle as is the…

Amor scribere et scribere vivere

“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” Ernest Hemingway Well… at the computer anyway.   Some days it does feel like that; constructing what may look like a simple sentence took hours or even a whole day to write. So yes, we bleed and are emotionally…

The Centre of Healing

This past week was a bit of a blur, work got in the way of my writing but hoping this coming week will be kinder and allow me do what I love. Today, I am going to continue with journey of my characters, so let’s head off to Epidauros. ancient greekscreative processcreative storygod apolloGreek Mythologyinspirationliteraturemessenger godstory of…

Head-Hopping

The book I am currently reading, which relates to the period of time I am interested in, but within the first twenty pages I came across ‘head-hopping’. For those who don’t know what this means, it is when the writer jumps from one character’s point of view to another in the same scene or in the…

Inspire, Imagine, Create

‘I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.’ Albert Einstein May our imaginations be fertile May we always be inspired May we always create albert einsteinartscreative processillustrationimagination is more important than knowledgeinspirationliteraturequotessciencewriting