Sending you warmest good wishes for Christmas this year.
I’m holding my breath, hoping 2022 will be the end of the virus madness. Early indications are that Omicron is very contagious but has symptoms like the average cold. A scientist told me, as viruses mutate, they become more contagious but have weaker symptoms. I’m holding onto hope!
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I’d like to make a big shout out to a few wonderful people who have helped me hone, Crow’s Song, BEFORE it went to the Editor.
Many thanks for reading the first draft, along with the wonderful advice and ‘Where’s Wally’ skills detecting missing words, details, and inconsistencies. Some glaring mistakes too – as always after working on getting the words […]
I am supporting an Afghani mother and five children trapped in Kabul.
As a contemporary and biographical author, I undertake many hours of research. I see the similarities throughout history of the plight of refugees. This crisis is no different to the mass exodus of people trying to escape the Nazis during WWII.
The Taliban have plunged Afghanistan and it’s people back […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Edgy And A Bit Racy!
I’ve had a couple of GREAT comments from American readers this week.
They’re very excited about, In the Deep End-Book One, and Book Two. Mary said “Oh WOW, I will have to read both books but not back to back. Just the excerpt was enough to raise my heart rate up.” ([…]