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FINALLY AVAILABLE – Wandering on the Treadmill

After much reading, editing and gnashing of teeth, I have let Wanda out into the world to be judged. Ooh I feel slightly sick 😦 It has taken a while but Wanda Mikos and her gym antics have finally arrived in paperback form. All books are first print so they are really good quality – […]

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JUNE – WHAT HAPPENED?

last month I received the proof copy of my novel and spent much longer than I thought I would editing it …again! For some reason, in my MSS, Whinnie the pooh has the appropriate spacing but when my book arrived, Whinniethe was sans spacing! (I would like to point out at this time, my novel […]

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MAY – REACHING THE BIG FIVE-O

So May has been and gone in a flash! I’m now 50 years old and still learning something every day about writing and publishing. I am currently awaiting the proof copy of my novel so I can check it for any errors or format issues before giving it the big YES. Format issues and being […]

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APRIL –WHERE DID IT GO?

I cannot believe it is now the end of another month. This has been a stressful time and although I have been writing almost every day, it has mainly been to work on publishing my novel. I decided to publish this book myself even though I hadn’t sent it out to many agents/publishers – two […]

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REJECTED – To Self Publish or not to Self Publish

I received my first rejection from a publisher this week. I thought there would be much wailing and knashing of teeth but twas not so. Surprisingly, I actually feel like a real writer now. After years of reading about how books like Harry Potter and Gone with the Wind were rejected over and over, I […]

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