The Windmill – Spring Ebook Special Offer

Special Offer on Ebook for 4 weeks only. Get a copy of The Windmill on Ebook for 99p Available on multiple platforms through Troubador Publishing and through your usual retailers. Amazon US: The Windmill. E Book Amazon UK: The Windmill. E Book Please read, enjoy, like, share and follow. Please subscribe and follow my blog. … Continue reading The Windmill – Spring Ebook Special Offer

Happy Easter, Happy Spring

Wishing you all a Happy Time to relax, sit back, read and enjoy. Please subscribe and follow my blog. Share with your friends, those that you feel might like to think about some of the subjects in my blogs. Comment if you wish and I’ll take your views and experience in mind as I progress … Continue reading Happy Easter, Happy Spring

The Windmill and Mother’s Day

To celebrate Mother’s Day this Sunday, 14th March here in the UK, I thought I’d pull out a few selected excerpts from The Windmill involving the mothers in the book. These key matriarchal figures within the story are strong personalities who help develop and nurture the main characters with their strength, love and understanding.  Annie ‘At last!’ Ginny stretched up in relief, flexing her shoulders … Continue reading The Windmill and Mother’s Day

How We Plan

As writers, How We Plan is a personal experience. How we approach our planning, our methods, interests and writing topics will vary. As an author of historical fiction there is a great degree of planning involved around the facts, bygone and ancient, that I'm looking to use within the storyline. Personally, the detail around the events within the … Continue reading How We Plan

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.

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