Welcome to my Author Blog where you can learn who I am; read samples of what I’ve written; find out what I’m working on now; and discover where to find my books.
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News & Updates – 8th April 2016:
I hope you have had a blessed Easter and that Spring is finally heading your way [in the Northern Hemisphere of course!] Writing is beginning to flow again. I might even get Ashren finished and published this Summer. Here’s hoping!
I was born in the city of York, and moved to the Lake District when I was eight, spending my formative childhood years in one of the most beautiful places in the world. It’s still my heart’s home.
As a child I grew up loving books, especially those with well-used words, as well as delighting in the natural world. These are now two of the most important aspects of who I am, along with a love for music, good food and company, a lively curiosity and a sense of humour.
I’ve lived and worked in many places around England as well as in Tanzania. I’ve been a Library Assistant, a Primary teacher, a Cub Scout Leader, Parish Worker (CofE), a novice Franciscan Sister, and finally a self-employed Home Tutor. But now I’ve settled back in Cumbria, in the Georgian port town of Whitehaven, and am very happy to be almost within sight and sound of ‘home.’
- You can read memories and anecdotes from my life in More About Me.
- Excerpts from my debut novel are on The Great Gifts page.
- Excerpts from its sequel are on the Draakoa In Danger page.
- You can share my reflections and musings on The Right Way To Write? pages, and please feel free to agree or disagree with me by posting a comment!
- I reflect on some of my favourite books in Favourite Reads.
In addition you can find stories connected with the Myldoran novels on the Myldoran Tales page; independent stories on the Stories pages; prose pieces on Descriptive Prose , and some prose inspired by photographs on Picture Inspirations; last, but definitely not least, there are many poems, some of them in Elvish, on the Poetry pages.
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If you want to find my e-books use these links:
My Smashwords Profile , My Amazon Page
and for Print-on-Demand, paper-in-your-hand books: My Lulu Spotlight