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Roll on 2019

Just attended a funeral with my characters. now to get ready for a party. hmm.

A facebook post I made back in 2012.


Slow progress…

Wow. 6 (SIX!!) years ago I wrote a certain scene for Warrior’s Touch… yes, before Healer’s Touch even came out, I was nearly half way through. Although, I’m pretty sure when I wrote this scene the first time, it happened in another country. But that’s what major edits do. I do recall that the funeral scene had quite the impact on me, and really didn’t leave me in the mood to party.
A little over 4 years ago, I began Magician’s Touch. Then I went back for more edits on Warrior’s Touch. Then I grew another human and things really ground to a halt for a while.


I’m feeling positive about writing in 2019. I feel like I’m building the support I need around me to help me on this journey. Writing may be a solitary pursuit, but it rarely progresses in a vacuum.

Now, I have this image in my head of an anime version of Llew, Jonas, and Braph looking like they might if they were to celebrate Christmas. However, I lack time and the hours of practice needed to bring something worth sharing into reality, and so, I’ll let you fill in the blank.

Anyway, I think what I would like to say here is:

Warm fuzzy Season’s Greetings to you, my readers.

I am super grateful any time you part with money to buy my books (Plural, now! Wow!), and the time you spend reading them. My hope is that I have made it worth your while.

Thank you.

May you have a wonderful holiday season. And I wish you all the very best for 2019.

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And, next year, I’m officially looking at new website design options…

Updated to https

Hi all.

The site might be a bit slow loading if you’re visiting for the first time in a while as I have updated to https to be more secure and likeable. As I am short on time and modern website know-how, I have used a plug-in to help me, and there is something about the way it works that slows things down. Those of you on mega-cool internet connections probably won’t notice. But, I did, because I’m stuck in the “stone ages” of a 10MB/s connection (o;

Anyway, this is all in the aid of working to improve my visibility and find some more readers. So I will be looking for opportunities to be “out there”.

That being said; first priority is to finish Magician’s Touch, promise! Well, first priority after my mum duties and keeping a roof over our heads. But right after that…

Be seeing you around!

Feel free to let me know what you’re reading and loving. I’ve been in a reading slump recently, trying to slog through books that aren’t really grabbing me, except this recent YA read by a fellow Dunedin, NZ writer Kura Carpenter: The Kingfisher’s Debt.