Readers Favourite Book Award Contest

Still unsure how my book sales are going as I am still awaiting the IRS in the United States to sort out my tax issues, so thought I would invest a bit more into the marketing of my book. Not sure this is the best way forward and it has cost $119 (or £78) to…

Living with the Consequences

I have at last started writing my second book.  Slow but at last I have the Title and the concept.  The layout will be the same as Life is Just A Bowl of Choices.   Below is the start of the first chapter.  Any comments would be gratefully received…. CHAPTER 1 – CONSEQUENCES Consequences are those…

Another blow to my esteem!

Another disappointment from a Literary Agent, however, I must blog that ‘Jessica’ was very prompt in her reply even if it was a ‘no thanks’.  At least I didn’t have to wait weeks before finding that out! I wonder how long it will be before the sheer amount of work it takes to put a…

Royalties

I am having a really exhausting and frustrating time trying to sort out a number from the United States IRS (Inland Revenue Service).   I need this as I had my book published with an American company, although I was assured they had a UK office, my royalties will be paid from the US and unless…

A New Review

Name: Nikki I loved reading this autobiography which I am sure was quite painful to write – if cathartic. As we all move towards ‘older age’ the piece about Alzheimer’s can feel rather unsettling. Luckily it was not a choice I had to make with elderly parents. I hope your next ‘choice’ – to write…

Literary Agents

Spent most of the day putting a proposal together to send to a Literary Agent, and they were very helpful with advice when asked.  However, the message was thanks but no thanks.  Trying not to be too despondent as they don’t give a reason why?   It would be useful to new authors to find out…

Living with the Consequences

At last I have got to grips with the overall concept of my follow-on book – this time I will be looking in more depth at the daily consequences those decisions I took had on my health, well-being, and daily living. Not sure how easy this will be, but the first few chapters are starting…