Well, the Christmas programming has popped its head out and it might as well not have bothered. It gets worse and worse every year. At one time Christmas used to be when all the new and unseen stuff was on the TV. I could not wait to get hold of the Christmas ‘TV Times’ to […]
As the one avid reader of this blog knows, I finished my new novel in May and ever since it has been out in the market. First batch of submissions to literary agents totalled 11, although this included a couple of publishers too, and I have this week received the final rejection. Unlike on previous […]
Whisper it from the rooftops – the Library is open! I wanted people to be able read what all my books were about, what people have said about them and be able to click to them easily – all in one place, so I have now created The Library. This is a page from the […]
My quest to become a writer has been going on for years but not enough people have read my books so far and this is the reason for this website.
Now, this is my first effort in the area of children’s writing and I didn’t know if they would be any good, so I asked a couple of primary school teachers to read them.
Rewind by David A. Wardle is the story of Jason, who commits suicide on his 40th birthday in the year 2003. However, he doesn’t end up dead but wakes up in his eight-year-old body in the year 1971.
I have finally taken the plunge again and signed a contract with Austin Macauley to publish this book in printed form. Part of this will mean a new e-book version so the existing one on Amazon will have to be unpublished.
Chapter 1 – Off to P S.P.I.D.E.R. Sindy Cobweb lay on the beach in the French Riviera soaking up the sun, trying to get the chill of her first assignment out of her bones. Arctic Roll Call had taken three weeks to complete out of which two and a half weeks had been spent in […]
My novel was finished in May and since then I have been trying to interest a literary agent. A submission went out to ten and there have been some delays / false starts but the last rejection came in yesterday. This time there was a difference. Their website stated that even if they do not […]
Yes, I acquired my 8th rejection of the new novel yesterday. In actual fact, this was the first agent I sent it out to on 23/5 but they had IT problems and never received it, so last week I sent it to them again. They turned it around quickly even though the agent I spoke […]