Quite the understatement really. I went down with the flu on Monday, which was and still is my week. Don't know why I expected to be better by now, clearly, I was optimistic. If only that worked. COVID was annoying but this is downright misery. Since getting COVID on May 5th, I have unwittingly opened … Continue reading Lookin’ out my back door.
Seems that all it takes to cop abuse is to be a Kiwi author and run a boosted post about a new release. Guess there are some very unhappy Australians out there who enjoy knocking Kiwis for no reason at all. Never mind the people who assume a boosted post for [Leave a message] is … Continue reading Trolls are alive and well …
You may recognise the title as a song by '4 Non-Blondes', but it will always be 'three dumb blondes' for a couple of us. We drove up the South Island from Christchurch yesterday. Sunny all the way. Rather nice, or it would've been had it not been for the light flickering through trees and doing … Continue reading What’s Up?
Yesterday, [Leave a message] digital versions were released. This joy coincided with an interview in the Big Thrill and that's pretty much all that marked the release of the third Ronnie Tracey novel. No cake. No fanfare. It just happened. 🙂 Currently, we are away and enjoying ourselves. Nothing like being away to really enable … Continue reading Christchurch, [Leave a message], fun!
[Leave a Message] launches today. Amid a fanfare of absolutely bloody nothing. I'm not even at home so it's the quietest launch day ever. Anywho, today is June 1st and [Leave a message] joins its older sisters on the shelf at Writers Plot Bookshop. It's not live as a digital version yet because the rest … Continue reading Launch Day!
Had a magnificent first night away. The Bluebridge crossing was super calm, we watched James Bond in the theatre - No Time To Die. Very much enjoyed it, but, I've always been a Bond fan. Had a lot of Ian Fleming novels when I was a young teen. I'm sure that's no surprise to any … Continue reading And a spider crawls across the ceiling.
It's that time of year. Such fun!I've been thinking about what I'm doing for my giftee for a wee while. I even screen-shotted tweets from the person to help. Today is the day I need to get the gift underway. I'd like to post before Friday. I'm pretty sure I know what I'm going to … Continue reading Mid-Winter Secret Santa
13 days until [Leave a Message] launches. Although the hardback and paperback are already live on Amazon - there was no way around that, I wanted author copies for the bookshop. Usually, I get my printing done in Auckland. Keep it all in NZ. But I needed to save some money so I opted to … Continue reading Time in a bottle …
If you're wondering why I chose this Dan Hill song as my blog title ... I've always loved it. Lucky you! https://open.spotify.com/track/1nAexCn3dPoFSmE7h6P5S7?si=0a80a434baa74763 It's two sleeps until My Knight walks through the door. :)Yesterday I had to battle Amazon just to get author copies of [Leave a message] delivered to NZ from Oz. Today I received … Continue reading Sometimes When We Touch
Well, it will be this time next week. 🙂 No, I'm not going to explain that.Most of today was spent reading a proof of [Leave a message] and adding page markers and scrawled comments.There's this one short conversation that only makes sense if you know quite a bit about Upper Hutt. Not a problem if … Continue reading Memory Motel