Newsletter March 2024

I’m Dreaming – Do Not Wake Me Fortuitous Tide Reminder: Free short story – see below ‘A Pearl for Your Enjoyment.’  The weight of each box as I carry it into the house seems no more than a featherweight. My books have arrived. Each box is in good condition – has...

Newsletter February 2024

THE WAITING GAME Fortuitous Tide Reminder: Free short story – see below ‘A Pearl for Your Enjoyment.’  The manuscript of the new novel has been up loaded. Within the next few days, the final book cover will be added. And then the ball starts to roll. This is the...

NEWSLETTER JANUARY 2024

HAPPY NEW YEAR Fortuitous Tide Reminder: Free short story – see below ‘A Pearl for Your Enjoyment.’  How are those New Year resolutions going? It is the second day of 2024 – have you made it this far? Me, you ask? Yeah, well, I’m still working on the resolution...

NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2023

MERRY CHRISTMAS Fortuitous Tide Reminder: Free short story – see below ‘A Pearl for Your Enjoyment.’  The Christmas engine is steaming towards us at a great rate. I feel as if I am going to be sucked in beneath those thundering, rumbling, steel wheels. MERRY...

Newsletter November 2023

Remember Burdekin Heartbeats Fortuitous Tide Reminder: Free short story – see below ‘A Pearl for Your Enjoyment.’  Beta Reader’s reports are back along with positive comments, loads of bleeding red biro and great suggestions. Current Weather and Tides Lorraine...

Newsletter October 2023

SUSPENSE Fortuitous Tide Reminder: Free short story – see below ‘A Pearl for Your Enjoyment.’ Waiting for the return of the latest novel manuscripts from the beta readers is always a suspenseful time. My body feels like it is inside a butter churn swishing first...

Newsletter September 2023

SHOPPING CHALLENGES Fortuitous Tide Reminder: Free short story – see below ‘A Pearl for Your Enjoyment.’ It was a lucky day for me when my research led me to Michael from the Hervey Bay Troop of the Australian Light Horse Association. Michael kindly offered to...

Newsletter August 2023

STRANGE COMPANY Fortuitous Tide Reminder: Free short story – see below ‘A Pearl for Your Enjoyment.’ To write THE END when a new story is down on the page is always a thrill that never dulls with time. Despite knowing there is still a long way to go before the...

Newsletter July 2023

STEREOTYPE Fortuitous Tide Reminder: Free short story – see below ‘A Pearl for Your Enjoyment.’ This month I have been asked to speak on my writing journey at a luncheon put on by a local organization, Voice, Interests and Education for Women. I appreciate this...

Newsletter June 2023

Winter Woes Fortuitous Tide Reminder: Free short story – see below ‘A Pearl for Your Enjoyment’ Extracts from my next novel referring to the Australian Light Horsemen during World War 1, have been sent off to an active member of the current Australian Light...