It's no April Fool - The Secret Notebook Of Sherlock Holmes is one year old today! *plays slightly out-of-tune chord on violin* (it's been a while) To celebrate, the ebook is 99c/99p/equivalent on Amazon today (Saturday 1 April) - plus I'm running a paperback giveaway! So if you fancy a signed copy, all you have to do for … Continue reading Book birthday – and a giveaway!
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
This post was scheduled to go out yesterday: I held it over due to the continuing election coverage. Today's a pretty big day. Yesterday was the UK general election, so by now we may know who's in charge of the country for the next 5 years (although I suspect we won't). [Edit: well, that shows … Continue reading Happy writing birthday to meeee…
For the last couple of years I've done an Easter egg hunt for the boys. Last year I was a bit lazy (and pushed for time) and I recycled some of the clues. Which of course they spotted immediately. And they also noted that the Easter Bunny's handwriting is exactly like mine. Not much gets … Continue reading Egg Hunt: Happy Easter!
It was day 3 of Ether's Flash Fortnight, and the theme was Celebration. I was completely stuck, and I didn't know why. I wanted to write about a wedding, but how, without straying into Four Weddings? Various scenarios chased each other through my head. Either I didn't like them, or I didn't think I could get … Continue reading Overcoming writer’s block: A Stitch In Time