Happy Aussie Day

It's Australia Day here for me, but it's all over bar the shouting in Australia. Hope the fireworks were good! Cheers, . Get the news that no one else does. Sign up for my newsletter. For a short while, you get a bundle of ebooks, free, when you sign up, as a Starter

2017-01-19T13:36:38+00:00 Tags: , |

Roundup: Time Travel

January is Time Travel month here on the blog, which mysteriously coincides with the release of Celtic Crossing in a couple of weeks - book 5 and the last book in the Beloved Bloody Time series. I thought I would bring forward some of the time travel posts I've written over the years, to whet your

2017-01-09T20:01:28+00:00 Tags: |

Name That Famous Person

This painting is simply amazing. [link] Not only is it an incredible canvas of many famous people gathered together in a sort of celebrity Where's Waldo?, but when you hover your mouse over any individual -- and some of the objects in the painting, too -- you get a tag telling you who they are. Click

2016-12-27T20:04:08+00:00 Tags: , , |

Why Read Science Fiction?

  You have to undestand, this is not a question I've ever asked myself.  I've been reading science fiction for so long that my answer is a silent "d'uh!" However, since I started publishing science fiction romance in late 2015, I know I have converted quite a few romance readers to the charms of science fiction. Later

2016-12-30T14:46:57+00:00 Tags: , |

National Braille Day

  Today is national Braille day and I thought it would be appropriate to acknowledge Braille, as for nearly a hundred years it has provided blind people with a way to read. Braille was invented in 1824 by Louise Braille, a Frenchman who lost his sight when he was a child.  He built Braille to

2016-12-29T20:11:21+00:00 Tags: , , |

A Different Sort of Fiction

I tripped over this site a few weeks ago and bookmarked it as something to check out when I had time. Hollow laugh. So, even though I haven't yet looked into the site, or assessed the quality of the fiction they offer, I thought I would draw your attention to it anyway. Serial Box offers

2016-12-27T17:07:05+00:00 Tags: , |