fbpx

Top 5 Tips

By |2020-08-06T13:45:59+12:00May 23rd, 2020|Duplicity, News Updates|

Top 5 Tips to Improve Your Writing.

Most writer’s celebrate the completion of their first draft.

It’s wonderful to see writers toast themselves with their favourite tipple and post photos on social media. Finally, the masterpiece is complete! Sadly the euphoria is short lived as harsh reality becomes a bitter pill to swallow.

NOW the REAL WORK begins. ‘Completing’ the story is only […]

Comments Off on Top 5 Tips

Can’t See The Woods For The Trees?

By |2020-09-11T11:01:12+12:00February 6th, 2020|In The Deep End, News Updates, No Ordinary Man, Push Over|

You Can’t See the Woods for the Trees?

Here’s TEN tips for planning your next book. When I’m half-way through writing a new book, I’m already making notes and planning for my next book.

In this way, I’m working across two projects at once. When my book is with editors and going through the proof-reading process, I have a few weeks to […]

Comments Off on Can’t See The Woods For The Trees?

Not a Push Over – excerpt

By |2020-01-30T12:22:51+13:00January 30th, 2020|Push Over|

See Who Isn’t A Push Over

Excerpt from Push Over – a short story about betrayal and revenge.

When Dr Alan Quinn returned home from the medical conference in Auckland three days later, his wife met him at the front door. His tall, muscular stature filled the open door frame, while his broad smile seemed to light up the entryway. Unruly hair […]

BOOK TWO Reader Reviews

By |2020-01-28T12:57:05+13:00January 20th, 2020|In The Deep End|

FIRST Book Reviews of In the Deep End – Book Two

NEW book in this series and already hitting a 5-STAR rating

“Thoroughly enjoyed Book Two, their relationships continue to be complex and interesting. “The Project” had me totally captivated and intrigued and became a “couldn’t put down “page turner.” Raewyn Viljoen

“I’ve known author Nicky Webber for some time and she’s just […]

Comments Off on BOOK TWO Reader Reviews

Getting the Job Done

By |2020-01-28T12:59:19+13:00January 12th, 2020|News Updates|

Getting the Job Done

I am working on two books this year – my 2020 goals!

If it’s anything like my exercising and healthy eating goals, I won’t stand a chance.

But I’ve committed myself to churn out 2,000 words a day on my new book, “Sophia,” which I started in December last year. So far, I am up to 44,000 words. YES, […]

Comments Off on Getting the Job Done

How Much Sh*t Is An Overload?

By |2019-12-12T14:51:26+13:00December 10th, 2019|In The Deep End, News Updates|

How Much Sh*t Is An Overload?

It’s almost New Year so it’s time to let go of all the accumulated sh*t that stuck to you during 2019. Take a big breath and let it go.

I should know. I live in a bird house. A grapevine on our deck is home to 30 nesting birds. That means my home reverberates with noise […]

Comments Off on How Much Sh*t Is An Overload?

Shark Attack (Almost!)

By |2020-01-28T13:02:31+13:00December 2nd, 2019|In The Deep End, News Updates|

Shark Tampering & Tasty Treats

The last time I felt this uneasy, I was swimming at 5 am off the coast of Byron Bay in Australia.

I swam in the early morning half-light with the shoreline behind me, and began body surfing back towards the beach through the calm, even-tempered waves.

[…]

Comments Off on Shark Attack (Almost!)

What WILD Webs We Weave

By |2019-11-28T15:44:21+13:00November 28th, 2019|News Updates|

What WILD Webs We Weave!

I’ve just wiped the sweat from my furrowed brow after battling outside trying to drape four meters of tiny LED lights around a couple of outdoor trees.

 You know the drill. I unwisely thought I’d make an attempt to get into the Christmas spirit because I’ve resisted the indoor tree this year.

Do you […]

Comments Off on What WILD Webs We Weave

Short Story About Revenge

By |2019-12-12T14:54:06+13:00November 26th, 2019|News Updates, Push Over|

Epidemic Levels of Family Violence

Every five weeks a child dies, and 21 partners have been murdered, so far this year.

Police are called out every three minutes to deal with a family violence in New Zealand and they deal with over 100,000 cases of domestic violence a year. Assistant Police Commissioner for Harm Prevention, Sandra Venerables discussed the complexities of family […]

Comments Off on Short Story About Revenge