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October 2019 Update

Posted on October 5, 2019 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (0)

In the October 2019 update:

Guest Author:

Julius Falconer is my Guest Author with his crime novel ‘A Death Twice Avenged. Here is the link:

Guest Author is open to all comers with a book to publicise, or a short story to tell.

Monthly Memoir:

‘Layers of Innocence – is a short story with a twist in the tale, and is set...

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Annie Douglass Lima

Posted on August 2, 2019 at 10:20 AM Comments comments (1)

Annie Douglass Lima is my Guest Author for August with an excerpt from her novel, ‘King of Malorn’, one of a series from her collection ‘Annals of Alasia’.

Here’s the link:

King of Malorn

Posted on July 5, 2019 at 8:40 AM Comments comments (1)

A good story should stand on its own merits without the need for gratuitous blood and gore, overt sexual content, and what we euphemistically call ‘strong language’.

On all these counts, Annie Douglas Lima succeeds completely with her fantasy saga, ‘King of Malorn’.

We are taken on a roller coaster ride through the kingdoms of Malorn and Alasia amidst a web of intrigue, treachery, and at least one coup d’état.

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August 2019 Guest Author

Posted on July 3, 2019 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Mark Beggs is my Guest Author for July 2019, with his book 'One Last Time'.

You can take a peek by checking out the Guest Author page for the next 30 days, after which it will change again.

This is what Mark says about himself:

I started my first business when I was 23 and have being either running my own business since than or being part of the management of he business I have being running.

They have i...

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Stuart Wright - 'They're All Foreigners Abroad

Posted on July 1, 2019 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Stuart Wright was born and brought up in West Yorkshire, and now lives in Spain.

‘They’re all foreigners abroad’ is about YOU on holiday. What is it that make us Brits stand out from other tourists? We are a strange nation but  we’re not much different from everyone else, apart from maybe the alcohol consumption. Let’s face it; we Brits are not difficult to take the mickey out of whilst on our hard earned holiday.

He is no...

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Posted on June 21, 2019 at 2:45 PM Comments comments (0)

With 'Short Stories Volume Three' now back from my Beta readers and put away for a while, I've been pressing on with 'Short Stories Volume Four'.

This latest anthology is now complete at around 75,000 words, and the source documents have been compiled into a manuscript waiting to be read in its first draft form.

Having struggled, in the past, for story titles, I have been able to enlist the help of a few friends. They have set me the challenges of writing a...

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Short Stories Volume Four

Posted on May 31, 2019 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Yet another collection is well on the way to completion, with 60,000 out of a toal target of 75,000 words now committed to paper.

Thanks this time to a number of fans who gave contributed in the form of story titles.

This is something that is always a struggle, but fresh ideas provide a great source of stimulus.

Short Stories Volume Three

Posted on May 31, 2019 at 11:15 AM Comments comments (0)

The first draft of the third volume of short stories had now been completed and returned from my Beta readers.

Thanks to Angie and Malcom Marshall for their time in assessing the manuscript.

June 2019 Update

Posted on May 31, 2019 at 11:15 AM Comments comments (0)

June 2019 website update:

The site has been redesigned and rebuilt using the latest webbuilder software from

This month’s changes include a new Guest Author and a fresh Short Story.

May Guest Author

Posted on May 1, 2019 at 2:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Michael Rigley is my Guest Author for May 2019, with his short story ‘You Owe’. Follow this link to read it: