Starting roughly now (4th December in the US) I have a little promotional activity happening that you may be interested in. On Kindle (US only, I think, though maybe UK too. I get confused), My Love poetry trilogy (Lowell, Whitman and Eliot are going to be discounted in sequence over the next couple of weeks. … Continue reading Love Poetry Trilogy – a promotion.
I think I'm becoming a little soft in my old age. Three of the collections that I have uploaded to be book-ified have come back to me for electronic proofing. I've just done the first one - The Cielonaut - and uploaded the corrected proof, which is lovely. I was taken a little by surprise … Continue reading One down . . .
I find that I've slowed down a little with this, the last tranche of my Archives project. It amused to take a screenshot of the task: What lies ahead - Archives 2020 5 Archive books to bring the collections to 2020Lagoon is poetry from 2006 focusing on stories from the Millennium drought here in Australia … Continue reading How goes the last tranche?
Sometimes life moves too quickly. It was only . . . well, to be honest it seems like just yesterday that the Beechworth Bakery Bear e-books were an idea, let alone released into the wide world. Robbie Cheadle has posted the first review of e-book (too), and I'm thrilled that she enjoyed it. They are … Continue reading Bakery Bears (too) – a first review!
I had a lovely interview this morning with author Beth Worsdell for her 'The Witty Writers Show'. It was a great chat, notwithstanding some technology glitches at my end. Check it out if you have a few minutes free. The Witty Writers Show ** Edit** I've managed to upload the interview to my YouTube channel, … Continue reading The Witty Writers Show interview
Dandelion Flower Head (1)I see my motheras the seedsof the flowerseparateand fall (2) ohbut wasn’t there a daywhen shewas so pretty so handsomeonce ~
Just a reminder that I'll be chatting live on Facebook with Beth Worsdell, for her The Witty Writers interview feature tomorrow morning (my time), but in the evening in other parts of the world. Beth is a lively and somewhat unpredictable interviewer, originally from the UK, but now based in the US. She positively buzzes … Continue reading The Witty Writers – interview soon
Another attempt to explore writing technique. I had a chance to be Guest Blogger at Mandy Whyman's pages a few days back, and thought it might be appropriate to include as a post on my own site. Here. I based my thinking around the content of Small Town Kid for this exercise. ~
The hot water at ten.And if it rains, a closed car at four and isn’t it good rise and fallas you like ifyou like when you must how easyto see a whole life stretching outthat way languid comfort not much heldnot muchneeded such false comfort but a breatheasily takenin the eyeof a stormis a breathno … Continue reading itches (in the eye) of the storm
In the supermarket yesterday I was reminded of this poem from many years ago, which I haven't read to audience for quite a few years now, but tripped across in my archive work recently. I thought to snap a couple of pictures and thought I might do a little reading of the piece for youtube. … Continue reading Single Male Shopper