Newsletter June 2022

AUTHOR TALKS Fortuitous Tide Reminder: Free short story – see below “A Pearl for Your Enjoyment” I don’t want to talk about tides or anything related to water today. After nearly 2 weeks stuck on this side of the creek, I’m beginning to wonder how long can a...

Newsletter May 2022

AUTHOR TALKS Fortuitous Tide Reminder: Free short story – see below “A Pearl for Your Enjoyment” With Covid a lessor force now we have our vaccinations, preparations are underway to begin a book tour to some of those libraries I had hoped to visit pre-Covid. As...

NEWSLETTER APRIL 2022

BOG HOLES Fortuitous Tide Reminder: Free short story – see below “A Pearl for Your Enjoyment” Still struggling to settle on a name for this third novel in the ‘Shadows’ Trilogy. With the book two-thirds of the way into draft one, I need to give this some serious...

Newsletter March 2022

RANDOM THOUGHTS Fortuitous Tide Reminder: Free short story – see below “A Pearl for Your Enjoyment”  With the unprecedented weather events here in Queensland, my mind contemplates our humanity. When Mother Nature weeps she leaves a path of destruction. Exposed...

Newsletter February 2022

SOBERING TIMES Fortuitous Tide Reminder: Free short story – see below “A Pearl for Your Enjoyment” Sobering times on so many levels. First – post celebrations – Time to detox and banish that lazy hazy feeling. Second – With our Covid torment still to reach its...

JANUARY 2022 NEWSLETTER

WELCOME 2022 Fortuitous Tide Reminder: Free short story – see below “A Pearl for Your Enjoyment”  I do hope your Christmas and New Year Celebrations were memorable – in a good way. Are you one of those who delve right into those New Year Resolutions? Best...

MERRY CHRISTMAS 2021

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR Hi Readers Hmmm Christmas time again – surprise, surprise. When I was a kid, I thought as a kid. “Come on, Christmas, hurry up, hurry up.” Now I have put away childish things. “Oh, just slow down – give me a minute, will you?”...

RHYLLA’S SECRET

Fortuitous Tide Reminder: Free short story see below “A Pearl for Your Enjoyment”  Excerpt from Rhylla’s secret: The man batted Greg like a fly off his arm and went for Steve again. Steve was jammed against the frame of the open window with his midriff being pummelled...

Newsletter November 2021

RHYLLA’S SECRET Fortuitous Tide Reminder: Free short story see below “A Pearl for Your Enjoyment”  The fourth novel Rhylla’s Secret has now been uploaded into the safe hands of Ingram Spark. The writhing bag of insecurities now churning in my guts is not unlike how a...

SELF DISCIPLINE

SELF-DISCIPLINE   Fortuitous Tide Reminder: Free short story “Family Love” under Pearl for your Enjoyment below.  I have learnt self-discipline is a necessary ingredient in cooking up a novel. Once the manuscript is in the hands of the beta-readers, the reins may...