Category Archives: Odds and Sods

Things we don’t do anymore

When I was little, there were certain things people did. Things which, in todays society, aren't done anymore. Usually because the service we once used is no longer available. I live in the UK, and I think fewer and fewer … Continue reading

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My book buying habits

I think it's interesting how people who were adamant nay-sayers about self publishing…suddenly self publish and tout it as the best thing since sliced bread. I'm not against self publishing, but I am against self publishing unedited, poorly executed drivel. … Continue reading

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Rule Britannia

I think everyone knows what's been going on in the UK this weekend, and if not, you probably live under a rock somewhere. Well, the Diamond Jubilee is over, and people had a "Right Royal Knee's Up" for 4 days. … Continue reading

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Some Updates

Hi there, thanks for popping in! How's it going? Well, you've met my cretin of a horse. He's keeping me busy — and out of pocket. First it was the shoes, then the vet…and there is no end in sight … Continue reading

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Exercise Caution When Emailing Groups Of People

This is for readers, authors — anyone who sends or receives mass emails. It's about your right to privacy, your right to have your data protected. I recently decided to do more promo and get my blog more active, and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Oscuro!

Today my beautiful Paso Fino turned 10 years old. Hard to believe that a year ago I didn't even know he existed, and now…now he's an integral part not only of my life, but of Paul's too. Oscuro is a … Continue reading

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Virtual Assistants?

There is all this talk about Virtual Assistants…some good, some bad. Some say they "do everything to get your book published, from editing to publishing" Erm. I think I'll hire an editor to edit, not a VA. Some say they … Continue reading

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