Yearly Archives: 2018

A Time to Reflect

I don’t want to waste your time but I have a riddle for you… What is something you cannot see, something you cannot hold, but one of the most precious gifts you can give? Your time. Another year is almost over. Days seem to have flown by. Others have finished excruciatingly slowly. Each day has consisted of the same number of hours, but our

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Characters enrich our lives

Reading gives us wisdom and grows our empathy and compassion for others. I find writing magnifies this growth. As I attempt to move my hand from writing picture book stories to longer works of fiction, I am learning so much more than the art of storytelling. I’m also learning how to be a better human. My current work in progress is particularly challenging. I’ve

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A joke a day from the 7th of May!

I love to make up corny ‘Dad’ jokes and the more daggy they are, the more my kids groan. I’ve taken on the challenge of replacing the list of ‘Beautiful Sentences,’ which we have blue-tacked to our toilet wall, with a month of my own play-on-words and jokes. If you are interested in following these, I’ll be popping them up daily on my Instagram

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An update

The momentum has picked up with a middle grade novel I have been working on over the last eight months. I’m hoping I’ll have this finished and ready for submission later this year so my apologies for the lack of activity on my blog. Despite not posting much on my web page, the second half of 2017 and the start of this year have

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