Why We Write…

For me, creating a book has been an education and an enlightenment into the world of 'writing'. A true learning experience. One, I am pleased to say, that is still continuing. A quote I read by George Orwell made me think about Why I Write. ‘I do not think one can assess a writer’s motives without … Continue reading Why We Write…

Writing And Research Go Hand In Hand.

With The Windmill now sitting on my bookshelf, the busy work of producing the second book has begun. Abstract ideas, listed on the story board now need to be checked out and joined up. The surprising thing when writing a book, is just how much time you spend on research. Delving in to books, archives … Continue reading Writing And Research Go Hand In Hand.

The Journey Continues…And An Amazing Book Review

Laura, from Lost In A Book Review, wrote a lovely review of The Windmill, which you can read below and find on her blog page. Before publishing the review she asked me if there was a sequel... The answer is yes. It is already in progress...its journey has begun. There will be some characters that … Continue reading The Journey Continues…And An Amazing Book Review

Are some things just meant to be?

In, Are our lives already in a book, I shared the experiences that were the catalysts to my inspiration behind creating The Windmill and the series of books to come. Ginny, the modern day character in The Windmill slowly begins to realise, that not everything is as it seems. Many questions materialise in her search for … Continue reading Are some things just meant to be?

What is Destiny

https://youtu.be/HoUpbu7BbXY Collins online dictionary… Destiny: sometimes referred to as fate. A person’s destiny is everything that happens to them during their life, including what will happen in the future, especially when it is considered to be controlled by someone or something else. Destiny comes to us with multiple layers of meaning, alongside many connections that … Continue reading What is Destiny

Are there messages in our dreams?

The Mound, Woodbridge in Suffolk, England  I've been asked since writing The Windmill what inspired the plot and the character's connections? What ideas and thoughts were important to creating the plot? It is never one idea but an amalgamation of many that may come in many forms. One of the main concepts that I found … Continue reading Are there messages in our dreams?

Mysterious Connections…

https://youtu.be/cBNDPDeDEO0 What are Connections? There are three ‘Connections’ stories throughout The Windmill. They are mysterious… and for good reason. No, we do not know yet when they are set. What are they about and why do some characters relate to them…to dream of them? It begins with Connections I and will further connect to II … Continue reading Mysterious Connections…

The Windmill…and it’s beautiful cover.

Thank you for your wonderful feedback about The Windmill. I have also been asked many questions about the beautiful painting used upon the cover of the book.  I think you’ll agree, the cover works really well and looks fantastic…but does the choice of this particular painting mean more to the story and why was I … Continue reading The Windmill…and it’s beautiful cover.