The cover credits section in The Secret Notebook of Sherlock Holmes includes just the necessary acknowledgements for the resources I used in making the book cover. However, I wanted to provide a more comprehensive list for anyone who might want to use the same resources for their own cover or ebook. Apologies if this reads like the end … Continue reading Roll credits! The Secret Notebook of Sherlock Holmes
After last year's egg hunt with rhyming clues, I felt I might have painted myself into a corner. This year, therefore, I've written a little story which has the clues incorporated into it, called 'The Quest for the Easter Bunny'. To stage the egg hunt you'll need 7 envelopes, a printer, and some mini eggs (larger … Continue reading Egg Hunt 2016: The Quest for the Easter Bunny
Please forgive the exclamation marks (it's my first time). Yesterday, after a great deal of writing, editing, tweaking, checking and fretting, I pushed the button to submit The Secret Notebook of Sherlock Holmes to Amazon (Kindle Direct Publishing, to be precise). And today, it's available for pre-order before the publication date of April 1! So I guess … Continue reading Cover reveal! The Secret Notebook of Sherlock Holmes is available for pre-order!
Last week I started something I've been meaning to do for a while. I'd packed my manuscript off to the beta-readers, and this was my treat. I started to rearrange our books. And I'm still going, putting in an hour here and there. Our books have been in no particular order for over ten years. I … Continue reading Shelfie
As blog posts go, this one is a check-in to let you know that I haven't been eaten by an Alsatian (or the cat). I've just been busy doing things. In my last post I talked about sending my manuscript to a small army of beta-readers for the very first time, and joked that I … Continue reading So much to do, so little time…