I've been around long enough to know that some people are Bad to the Bone. There is nothing redeeming about them at all. I've written a few characters like that over the years. I'm sure AD Owen liked puppies the way Cruella de Vil liked puppies. (Byte reference for those who don't know who Owen … Continue reading Bad to the Bone
Seems like the best title for the day. Not very inventive but let's not put too much pressure on 2021. It's the last day for the Smashwords Sale (I know it ends on Jan 1 but I think it actually ends on the 2nd for us in the Southern Hemisphere). Links for you: Byte Series … Continue reading Jan 1st, 2021
I decided to treat myself with some new books for Christmas. One is a paperback from our bookshop, that one is amazing and I am loving it [Sinai Soldiers by Dave Hayward]. Problem with paperbacks is I can't read them them at night. I read on a device at night (kindle or phone). So, I … Continue reading New books & teaching aids!
It's almost Christmas and you deserve a little something for you. You know you do. I got you. FYI, a couple of these are probably free, so in you hop! Load up that eReader or phone or however you choose to read eBooks. Go crazy. Merry Christmas, Happy whatever. :)All my Byte Series Novels are … Continue reading I got you …
Google Play birthday/Christmas/My Knight’s birthday promo for Databyte, Eraserbyte, and Psychobyte is live: https://play.google.com/redeem?code=3W5G5ZBWLRWGZ… Just click the link to redeem the code or go to Google Play choose one of the books mentioned in this paragraph and use this code at checkout: 3W5G5ZBWLRWGZ#ByteSeriesThat's fun right?The last few days were birthday celebration days for me, yep, they were. … Continue reading Moving right along …
I had this whole blog post in my head this morning but then I left my MacBook at home due to the horrendous weather, so I couldn't write it when I got to the bookshop. Also, my wrist isn't terribly happy at the moment. It's been aching like a bastard for three days and nights, … Continue reading Where’d my ideas go?
I was talking about how writers minds work the other day, and how trusting yourself is important. How much a writer needs to trust their own brain to do what needs to be done. Some days are infinitely better than others in the trust department! Thing is, anything creative requires a certain amount of trust. … Continue reading The shitasticness of creativity.
It was not an easy task choosing a winner from the wonderful character suggestions. Was definitely a fun exercise.The winning character did need to fit into the story so far and I think the winner does that. Well, it's my story, so, I should know. 🙂 The winner is in bold type.These are the characters … Continue reading And the winner is …
Hi!Guess what we haven’t done for quite a while? Run a competition. Guess what we’re going to do over the next week?Run a competition! Prizes?You betcha!The New Zealand Winner will receive some awesomeness from 9mm Press. We have some pretty cool stuff to giveaway. An off-shore winner will receive awesomeness from 9mm Press but it will be digital … Continue reading Wanna name a character?
So, the updates arrived for my MacBook the other day. Bit a pain in the arse as they needed 16 gig more than I had available ... cue much annoyance and deleting of four years worth of emails and whatnot. Who knew I hoarded emails? Me, I knew. Anyway, I hit the install button again … Continue reading Big Sur?