New chapter, new challenges

I’m having a year of ‘No Regrets’. What this means in reality is saying yes to things I might regret saying no to later. And since signing my book deal, there is an increasing number of these and it all feels a bit… new. “Would you like to come on Radio Tamworth? I host a…

Never giving up

It wasn’t until I set out with the intention of being published that I discovered I possessed perseverance.  Perhaps I didn’t have it before, or perhaps I just hadn’t had call to use it.  Either way, perseverance, or sheer single-mindedness, has proved to be a most useful trait to have.  The more authors I speak…

Why I blog

I’ve been asked to speak to a writers’ group about blogging.  Cue imposter syndrome telling me I’m not a proper blogger, let alone one who can tell other people how to do it.  But then I realised: they are wanting to know how I blog, not how anyone else does, and besides, I’ve been blogging…