Stories

Secrets of the Queen – Sample

Secrets of the Queen – Excerpt Angus Wallbie knew the livery stable where he worked for his father was low on feed for the horses. This insignificant detail was most significant to his plan. Gilson, his cousin, was important too. Hopefully he’d succeeded in carrying the message to Angus’s grandmother. He would soon know. Lark,…

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Why it took 7 years to write this novel

I’ve been working on this novel as long as some of you have known me. If you were getting tired of hearing me talk about it, believe me, I was more weary than any of you. Finishing feels amazing. And seeing my work begin its journey into the great big world is an experience that…

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Pets

Just a short one today. Blogging childhood memories for the A to Z blog challenge. Can’t leave out my first best friend, Mugsy…P is for Pets! What makes a good best friend? Well, when you’re four years-old it’s someone you can tell all your secrets to. And it helps if they’re furry and gentle. I…

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Operation

As in the game. Why do we like things that yell at us like that? Buzzzzzz!!! I loved, and hated, that game. I think the hardest ones to get were the wishbone and the charlie horse. We played a lot of games, growing up. I’ll include the first 10 that come to mind: Othello – Good…

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