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??
Are you up for a challenge. Well for once I am and I received this invitation from Patty Fletcher my very good friend and one I enjoy calling a sister. Here is my piece for the challenge: 3.2.1 Me Challenge invite I received from blogger, author and marketeer Patty Fletcher who blogs at: https://www.campbellsworld.wordpress.com … Continue reading 3 – 2 – 1 Me Challenge
I'm appalled at what I have read today about a young cover designer trying to take her life because she was bullied and backed into a corner. Another person I know got hate mail. Two lots of nasty in two days. IT IS NOT ALL RIGHT TO TELL A PERSON TO GO KILL THEMSELVES....EVER. I … Continue reading Indies Against Bullying
What can I say about Mara Reitsma. Wonderfully creative who writes great stories and builds worlds with astounding success. Her short story 'Forever Touched' and Poem are a wonderful addition to 'Love from The Otherside' - A Ghostly Writes Anthology. Introduce Yourself and where you’re from. My name is Mara, and I live in Canada. … Continue reading Interviewing Mara Reitsma – Forever Touched