Yes, I know. It’s Tuesday! I blame the public holiday yesterday. It threw me and I assumed I was still in Sunday mode. So, let’s pretend it’s still Monday and have a quick cuppa before tackling Tuesday.
I have been mulling over the stories I have written over the past few years and have made the firm decision to mix a romance/thriller that has been sitting idle with my two intrepid detectives, Perkins and Jones. For those of you who haven’t had the chance to meet them, I’m shocked. The Iron Pendulum has been out for a while now and I can guarantee you will enjoy it. Plus, it gives you a chance to meet Perkins and Jones on their first case that highlights their personalities. With this in mind, I shall start stirring the story pot and see where the book wants to go. Watch this space for tasters.
Judith emailed me yesterday to give me some amazing news: I won second place in the Tenby Bookfair Short Story Writing Competition.Needless to say, I was bouncing around the house, squealing with delight. My lovely sprogs and hubble gave me huge hugs and we had a mini celebration. It’s not often I enter competitions or come anywhere close to winning, so that was a big deal to me. Please, raise you cup and lets give a toast to the person who inspired me to enter this competition in the first place – Hugh! Through the process of joining WordPress and meeting incredible artists from different genres, we have the opportunity to meet the most inspirational people who will keep us going during the dark times and push us to go further, try harder; to succeed. Hugh is one of those amazing individuals that I am lucky enough to know. Thank you, Hugh.
Some more exciting news. A few of my other incredible blogging friends are preparing to send their books out to beta readers for a last check before releasing their babies out to the big wide world. Have you ever thought of becoming a beta reader? If you’re an avid reader who enjoys receiving releases before anyone else has had a chance to read them, then you should get in touch. We are always looking for good beta readers who will give feedback to our special creations and would love to share them with you. Get in touch. It might be fun!
Have a lovely Tuesday and we will catch up again later this week.