KIWI SLANG – HOW WE TALK IN NEW ZEALAND SEPTEMBER 3, 2018 When I meet foreigners abroad I often get asked about the languages of New Zealand. Aside from the painfully cringeworthy “what language do you speak in New Zealand?” and compliments on how well I speak English (!), people often want to know if … Continue reading Authors with Kiwi Characters…
Undercover: Crime Stories by Jane Risdon Our latest client, Jane Risdon has just released her latest book of short stories with Plaisted Publishing House (Author Assist). It is a wonderful collection of old and new stories, murder, mystery, detective and much more. She has some amazing reviews, our favourite is from Roger A Price author … Continue reading Proud to Announce – Jane Risdon and her New Release
As many of you know I was in England for 18 months. You may also know it was not a nice time except in small amounts. I struggled a lot, my mental health hit rock bottom several times and it wasn't nice. One day I will write the story of my time in England. One … Continue reading Missing in Action – Mental Health
Not many. Especially readers. Well, guess what it's only been around for approx 120 - 150 years at most. Writers used to go out an find a printer who would print copies of their manuscripts, pay them and then the writer would sell their books to the public. Oh, wait! Isn't this what we do … Continue reading Who Knows the History of Traditional Publishing??
Well, I've been puzzling over this for the last couple of days. All of a sudden the pages that I have or look after can't post in groups...I thought for a moment I was in FB Jail, but I'm not. It seems Facebook did an update last September which I didn't know about and … Continue reading Facebook Pages and Sharing to Groups
THIS BLOG POST IS FROM ANNE R ALLEN YOU CAN FIND THE LINK BELOW FOR MORE GREAT POSTS. Writing and The Hidden Power Of The Subconscious: Summoning Your Muse http://annerallen.com/2018/03/summoning-your-muse/ A visit from your muse: the gift you give yourself. by Ruth Harris “What The Subconscious is to every other man, in its … Continue reading Summoning Your Muse with Ruth Harris
Your Challenge is to write a 500 word short story to the image below. Let’s see what you can come up with. Please email entries to plaistedpublishinghouse.@gmail.com The best will be published in the magazine next month. Submissions close 10th April 2018