Buds: A collection of stories

I just put together all my stories from 2016 to 2019 into a 5 x 8 paperback. It is 371 pages long and the stories that are in this book are; My Cousin Megan, From the Mountain, The Backup Girl, The Witch’s Room, The Things We Do, Save One. Feet or Fins and The Dragon’s […]

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The Backup Girl: First Chapter Free

This is the first chapter of my young adult novella The Backup Girl. If you like it you can check out more at Smashwords and Amazon. Chapter One ‘Cora. Clear table five,’ Brent didn’t even lift his head from the polished wooden greeting host station. From the camera’s perspective, it looked like he was simply […]

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How I make my DIY book covers

As a character trait, I’m more than frugal, I’m a bit cheap. This bleeds over into my writing. I try to do as much as possible myself. Writing, editing, book covers. So I’m going to write about my techniques for creating my book covers. While I have a creative flair for storytelling, it doesn’t necessarily cross over […]

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Print copy of The Backup Girl

The Backup Girl is available in paperback from amazon now! It’s just been put up and it’s a light read at 98 pages. I remember the most difficult thing about this setup was creating the book cover. The one I had set up for the individual book cover wasn’t big enough in terms of PDI. […]

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The Backup Girl is almost ready (I think)

It’s almost over. Since 2014 this story has been floating around in my head and been sitting in my USB. It’s been perpetually been worked on a little bit only to be pushed aside for another work that I prefer. But I’m finally in the latter stages of editing. I can’t wait for it to be out […]

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Latest The Backup Girl Edit

I think I have either editing fatigue or I’m just lazy, probably the latter. I’m doing another draft of The Backup Girl at the moment and I’m mentally done with it. How many more times do I have to go over it? But I hadn’t even touched it since last Novemeber as I wanted to […]

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Another draft done :)

I’ve been neglecting my other story The Backup Girl for the past few months now. But in the last few days I went and did another edit on it 🙂 I think it should be done by the end of this year actually. Now I just need to give it to a few more beta […]

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The Backup Girl nearly finished . . . I think

I’ve just finished another draft (fourth/fifth?). I think it’s finally getting there 🙂 I’m hoping to have it done and published in a few months. At the moment it’s 30,500-ish words long. It has thirty plus chapters and I’m worried that some of them are a bit short, but I’m at the stage where I’m […]

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