I'm sorry to say that I've been really slack and haven't written a post about my Goodreads Giveaway. So, 784 people entered and 10 people won. I personally signed all ten books and wrote a note specifically to each person, included a little thankyou card and bookmark with Tamisan on it, and sent them all … Continue reading My Goodreads Giveaway – the results
I put my book on Goodreads for a Giveaway and so far 375 people have entered! There’s only two days left until the winners are drawn and Goodreads sends me the list of the ten winners. I’ll sign ten of my books and post them out. I’ve never done a giveaway before and it’s actually … Continue reading Giveaway is almost over and I’m excited!
Life is short, people. Stop putting things off. You'll run out of time. If you've always dreamed of learning how to play Stairway to Heaven on the violin, just do it! But seriously, I’ve always had trouble with me procrastinating about something. I don’t know why, but sometimes it’s just too hard to make a … Continue reading The thing about procrastination
I hear people on the Internet, especially on YouTube, say that their English teachers had told them that “Said is dead”, meaning, don’t use the word “said” when writing a novel or short story. I don’t remember my teachers saying that specifically, but they did insist that we use more “interesting” words to describe speech. … Continue reading Said is NOT dead
There is a lot of advice out there about preparing to sit down and write your book. Some people tell you to free write or journal beforehand. They say to just write about anything that comes to mind. I’ve sort of tried this and it’s okay. But I guess I didn’t love it, or I’d … Continue reading No warmups – just write!
There is lots of advice out there on how to write faster and be more productive. They tell us to be more organised before we sit down to write. Plan ahead. If you only have an hour a day, or even less, make sure that you know ahead of time what you need to write, … Continue reading How to write your book faster
Tamisan is free on the 22nd July on Amazon! Grab it now!
It started with the Kindle app on my phone. I used to be able to download and read a sample of a book, and if I liked it, I could click a link at the end of the sample and buy the full book. Not anymore. Now I have to go out of Kindle, open … Continue reading Why Amazon is driving me crazy right now
Chapter 1 I felt a strange apprehension when I stepped out of the shuttle into the sunlight and it sent a shiver down my spine, but the feeling quickly subsided as I looked around me. This place was magnificent! It was a tropical jungle paradise. Tall trees surrounded us on all sides. The only break … Continue reading Excerpt of NEW Chapter 1 of Tamisan
Hey everyone! I’ve just organised a free promotion on Amazon for Tamisan from the 15th July 2017 to 17th July 2017. I’d love it if you took advantage of this and grabbed a copy. If Science Fiction Paranormal Romance isn’t your cup of tea, maybe you could tell someone you know about it. I’d also … Continue reading Tamisan FREE on Amazon for three days!