First Draft … Almost Taking Flight

By |2019-09-13T15:21:43+12:00September 13th, 2019|

Here’s the Real Secret to Checking that First Draft

After months of hard-core writing, I’ve almost finished my first draft of my third book ready for … REWRITING and CHECKING. Luckily, I have four hearty souls with proof reading skills as sharp as a steal trap. Where’s Wally is something they play in their sleep. They don’t smoke, drink or stay up late at night. They’re razor-sharp and fully-focused on reading […]

The Chemistry of Stories That Bind Us

By |2019-08-26T16:31:52+12:00June 1st, 2019|

The Chemistry of Stories That Bind Us

The power of story-telling and the impact it has on our lives is undeniable.

From ancient cavemen history where blood, charcoal, and ochre communicated before language was born, humans expressed their experiences in stories. Our history abounds with legends and myths, and it seems that nothing much has changed today.

Instead of sitting around a campfire, we bask in the electronic glow of the internet where […]

Just Friends or Lovers

By |2019-06-18T13:58:50+12:00June 1st, 2019|

Just Friends or Lovers?

In the Deep End is the latest book from New Zealand Author, Nicky Webber. It’s a love story between two couples who are life-long friends and is set in both California and New Zealand.

Below are a few comments from readers who took on the onerous task of assessing the book during the weeks leading up to its publication on Amazon.com

“I loved reading it! The characters are so […]

Book Makes Case for Tolerance

By |2019-06-18T14:04:53+12:00June 1st, 2019|

Book Makes Case for Tolerance

Yesterday’s review of No Ordinary Man in the Tamahere Forum

Tamahere author Nicky Webber has made a strong plea for tolerance in her first book No Ordinary Man. Webber, a former journalist, tells the story of Mick Thompson, a young, World War II soldier who is forced by the times and intolerance to hide his true nature. A brave soldier who fought in Egypt, Tunisia, Syria and […]

Wrestling with Words

By |2019-06-18T14:09:35+12:00June 1st, 2019|

Wrestling with Words

Most of the comments, edits and changes have been handed back to me for my new contemporary romance, In the Deep End.

I’m now in the highly technical phase of ‘turd polishing’ as it’s officially known in the publishing industry. The BIG question is; How perfect and shiny can I get my second book before it hits the shelves?

It’s Autumn and I set myself an April […]