Monthly Archives: December 2011

Is It Medicine?

This morning I sat in our church auditorium during Christmas morning service. The lights were dimmed, to give a contemplative atmosphere as the ushers served communion to the congregation. I took my small piece of biscuit and the little plastic … Continue reading

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Community for Guest Blogging

Everybody is saying these days that a great way to build connections with other writers and gain new readers is to participate in guest blogging. There are benefits to be had from both being the host and the guest. This … Continue reading

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So Where am I at with my Writing?

I’m at an interesting crossroads with my writing at the moment. To be honest I haven’t had a clear focus lately. So much of my attention has been on The Colonists┬áthat my novel writing has suffered. In fact, even when … Continue reading

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Ratings and Reviews – What do they mean?

As a writer, I know the importance of reviews and ratings on sites like Amazon and Goodreads. They are becoming the marketing lifeblood of published authors. I’ve been doing a lot of reading lately, and therefore doing a lot of … Continue reading

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Harry’s Aliens

Following on from yesterday’s post, in which I shared a picture drawn and painted by my daughter, I am now sharing a drawing that my son did a couple of days ago. He was watching TV waiting for me to … Continue reading

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God’s Word like Seed – A Picture by my Daughter

It’s about time I shared a little something about my kids again. Today my daughter Chloe brought a picture home that she created at school. I think it’s pretty darn awesome. The writing below the picture which she wrote herself … Continue reading

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The Colonists Episode 2 Concludes

This week marks the final chapter of The Colonists Episode 2. I will be taking a short break over December and will begin posting Episode 3 in January. However, I will be releasing a short Christmas special. This will be … Continue reading

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Review of The Skin Map by Stephen R. Lawhead

The Skin Map by Stephen R. Lawhead My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Skin Map is not your average stand-alone novel. It is the first instalment of a vast story arc. The story begins simply, with an everyday twenty-first … Continue reading

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Campaigner Challenges 2011 – Supporting Cancer Research

In recent months I participated in Rachael Harrie’s Writing Platform Building Campaign. One of the interesting aspects of this campaign was the writing challenges. There were three challenges which people took part in. The resulting work from these challenges has … Continue reading

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