Shout out self worth.
Open and safe and free for all –
Pic courtesy of https://twitter.com/scottdurairaj/status/833692383401406464
Sour tasting words expounded,
Sweet saccharine sounds;
A melody of chaffing rhetoric,
Holding you, tightly bound. Continue reading
What does it mean, the word intrigue? The Cambridge English Dictionary states : to interest someone a lot, especially by being strange, unusual, or mysterious. Last week I took a day off work. My focus group are intrigued by my work in progress. They ask, “What’s your goal? When will you complete?” Last week I…
— Read on cecilyswritings.wordpress.com/2019/11/26/intrigue/
As the late, great Samuel Johnson once said, “No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money.” It’s all well and good writing a book, how the dickens are you going to get anybody to read it? More to the point how are you going to get them to pay for the undoubted privilege?
At this point I confess that if I was forced to live on my earnings as a writer, I would be writing this from shanty made from pallets and cardboard, situated nicely overlooking a rubbish tip. This is not the blog of somebody who is offering to show you how I made my first million. Indeed looking at my sales, it might well be worth reading this blog only to know what not to do.
Strangely enough I have tended to avoid spending money on promoting my books. This is not merely because I am…
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My father taught me to never make false promises. If I said I was going to do something, I should. He would be so disappointed in me this weekend. This is why: Continue reading
I have started about three of four blog posts of the past few days, hoping to catch up with you and tell you all about the events from last week and what has been happening this week, to no avail. Sickly sprogs sprouting things that they shouldn’t, time turning the crank and speeding up every moment, my to-do list growing by the second – the cards were against me writing to you until now. Exhaustion is not an option as there is still so much to do and so little time. Continue reading
“The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.”– JM Barrie, Peter Pan Hello everyone! This week I’m thrilled to bring you one of my favorite children’s authors, Eloise De Sousa. I asked her to pick a few questions from my huge list HERE, so we could get…
Add this to your horror collection this Halloween.
This book, and two more sit in ‘The Box Under The Bed.’
Waiting … if you dare to peek.
Where writers come together, to gather their tales.
The #spooktacular, the sad, and the creep.
Each delivers a different take on the weird,
Feel the mysteries unfold, and the havoc they reek.
Visit the ghool, the macabre, the wandering and the lost.
Do it now! you’ll find it all
In Nightmareland, the cost of which
Will be … your sleep.
Today you can hold it in your hand. Now available in paperback.
Books and Stuff
Drawing a line through 50
Inspiring the Uninspired
Folkore, Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends from Around the World
Faith, Cookery, and Travel [and a bit of life in general]
Writing & Coffee. Especially coffee.