Readers have been telling me how much they loved and enjoyed Fagin’s Boy and that they plan to buy At Lodgings In Lyme, which is book two in my Oliver & Jack series. But Wait – There’s More! I’ve discovered a nifty online tool for formatting ebooks called Vellum, and am currently reformatting all of […]
The sense of satisfaction that I get when I push “publish” or “upload” can only be matched by sleeping in on a rainy Saturday morning. That, or a big bowl of popcorn and my favorite movie, viewed from the most comfortable couch you could ever imagine. But lest I bore you with my rather simple […]
Book four in the Oliver & Jack series is moving along nicely. Most recently, Bookfly Design and I finalized the cover, which I’m including for you now, so you can see what I see, which is Bookfly’s amazing attention to detail, and a terrific hand at bringing the tone and feel of the book to […]
Books don’t write themselves, as anybody could tell you. While writing a book, I look more like this: Than this: But what might not get as often a mention is that books also do not edit themselves. For that you need, at the very least, a beta-reader (mine is the unrivaled talent of Wendy Rathbone), […]
With another NaNoWriMo beneath my belt I am pleased to announce that the next book in my Oliver & Jack series entitled Oliver & Jack: Out In The World, is 73K words done; I’ve written Oliver’s point of view in those words, because, as I determined early on, this particular story was about what happens to […]
I am a winner at this year’s NaNoWriMo, and I have a certificate to prove it! My validated word count was 55,916, but my end goal for November is 60K so I have some writing to do today. But that’s no great hardship, eh?