Meeting Character

Meeting Character How thrilling it was meeting my fictional character in real life. I’ve never imagined I would be so lucky as to have an actual person to model a character on. Especially after I had completed writing the book he appears in. On my recent return back to Auckland after visiting my mother in Southland, I noticed a man boarding the plane in Invercargill with very long dreaded hair. The male character in my latest story, tentatively entitled “Return … Continue reading

The Story Of “Worlds Collide”

Why The Title “Worlds Collide”? Its time to do a little more blatant publicising of my latest release “Worlds Collide”. I usually struggle with my book titles, struggle badly in some cases – just ask my editor – but with this story the title came to me very early. I wanted to ensure readers would realise this story was connected with my first book “Worlds Apart” but I was initially uncertain how I could achieve this. When I hit upon … Continue reading

Marketing My New Release

Marketing My New Release Its all go at my house. I’ve slipped into the mode of marketing my new release “Worlds Collide” and am feeling the excitement grow. What should I do first? I’ve sorted out numerous posts for Twitter and Facebook. I’ve blog visits coming up, I’m gearing up marketing posts for some of the yahoo groups I belong to. This is an important time to have support from earlier readers and I’m grateful to those who are helping … Continue reading