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Self-Publishing Advice

You don’t have to struggle all on your own. There’s plenty of advice available from independent authors and self-publishers – and the following video is a good place to start. Joanna Penn chairs a panel of seven experienced indie authors … Continue reading


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A Turning of the Tide

Book 3 of An Irish Family Saga is available as a pre-order on Amazon. ‘A Turning of the Tide’ finds James McGrother once again forced to make difficult decisions while he picks up the pieces of other people’s lives.

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Charles Dickens and TV Soaps.

So what exactly does Charles Dickens have in common with television soaps? He wrote about the everyday life of the ordinary man in the street, The Pickwick Papers was the Coronation Street/Days of Our Lives/Fair City of his day. At … Continue reading

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The Birds and The Bees, Victorian Style.

I thought I might post a fictional conversation that takes place between two of my youngest characters in the book I’m now working on. The setting is Victorian Ireland in the 1860’s and fourteen year old Mary-Anne is trying to … Continue reading

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A Pocket Full of Shells

A big thank you to those who have helped to make A Pocket Full of Shells a best seller on Amazon UK. I am working on a series of stories as follow ups to what happened to the various characters … Continue reading

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