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This ‘English’ Language is not used in England!


Most indie authors, especially the ones at the beginning of their journey, will have received criticism from other writers or editors about their work. It happened to me too.Some writers get really annoyed about it while others will see the … Continue reading

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It’s a Miracle!


  Our Fifty-Fourth Wedding Anniversary Miracle Today, we’re celebrating our fifty-fourth wedding anniversary and we are the ones who are most surprised we made it. No, not because we don’t get along, have huge rows, or hate each other’s guts. Our … Continue reading

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How Difficult is it to Trace Ancestors Whose Surname is SMITH?


RESEARCHING MY SMITH ANCESTORS       When I fist thought about doing some research on my family tree, I thought it would be an almost impossible task because my maiden surname was SMITH, a really common surname. My brother’s … Continue reading

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The Day I Met The Other Me.


Happily browsing in a particularly long, narrow aisle of a clothing store, I was concentrating on the display of numerous tops and blouses. Carefully examining each one, I got about halfway down the racks when my path was blocked by … Continue reading

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HITTING BRICK WALLS


HITTING BRICK WALLS IN FAMILY HISTORY RESEARCH I spent over 14 years researching the many branches of my family tree and then reached so many brick walls, I decided to give up for a while and write the books I’d … Continue reading

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Barnes & Noble 10% off Voucher 2


10% off coupon if you order paperback version of ‘TISSUE OF LIES’ through Barnes & Noble. Order HERE now! A STOLEN BABY, A DARK SECRET, and MORE LIES than anyone can imagine leads to danger. Will Julie discover the truth … Continue reading

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Barnes & Noble 10% off Voucher


10% off coupon if you order the paperback version of ‘Your Last Breath’ through Barnes & Noble. Order your copy HERE now!     5***** REVIEWS ***** “Wow!! Absolutely fantastic book!!! A gripping game of cat and mouse, so much … Continue reading

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Her Secret Family Means a Christmas Dilemma


Julie Simpson is finding out that Christmas invitations are even more complicated when you’re leading a secret double-life. She has two sets of parents; the ones who lovingly raised her and her recently discovered birth parents who informed her she … Continue reading

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Creating a ‘Specific Friends’ List for Facebook Posts


To keep profile posts private from your other ‘friends’ eyes, you can create a ‘Specific Friend’s’ list. Here is how you do it:  

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MEET THE CHARACTERS FROM YOUR LAST BREATH A unique opportunity to meet the characters from the shocking, gripping, and suspenseful thriller ‘Your Last Breath’ Your Last Breath’ is far more than just another who-done-it murder story. From the start you … Continue reading

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Meet the Characters: Almost Fifth Victim, Cindy


YOUR LAST BREATH A virtual stranger in London, serial-killer, Raymond Lang. is delighted when he bumps into someone from his own country. Excerpt Cindy has a pleasant, innocent smile which seems to constantly light up her face, so much so, … Continue reading

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Meet the Characters: Fifth Victim, Annabelle Thompson


YOUR LAST BREATH A SHOCKING, CHILLING THRILLER EXCERPT Annabelle is dressed in a pair of blue denim jeans and a pink cardigan over a snug fitting white top. She’s in her early forties but looks like she’s taken care of … Continue reading

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Meet the Characters: Fourth Victim, Amy Chadwick


YOUR LAST BREATH A SHOCKING GRIPPING THRILLER   Amy and her boyfriend, Robbie Owusu, plan to blackmail the Home Secretary, Cecil Abernathy, using sexual entrapment. Robbie is an illegal immigrant and hopes to persuade the minister to give him legal … Continue reading

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Meet the Characters: Intended Third Victim, Claudia Atkinson


YOUR LAST BREATH Three months into my new life in London, the older couple in the adjoining house next door moved out, and my undoing moved in. Her name was Claudia Atkinson, and she was one of the most stunning … Continue reading

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Meet the Characters: Third Victim, Laura Atkinson


YOUR LAST BREATH A SHOCKING, GRIPPING THRILLER   After fleeing to London, I found myself living next door to Claudia Atkinson. She was stunning and we became firm friends. I wanted more than just friendship, but Claudia started dating Geoffrey. … Continue reading

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Meet the Characters: Tammy Logan, the Second Murder Victim


YOUR LAST BREATH A SHOCKING, GRIPPING THRILLER  Please be aware, explicit sexual language is contained in the following excerpt. The more I refused Tammy’s advances, the more of a challenge I became to her. The last time she came on … Continue reading

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Meet the Characters: First murder Victim, Valerie Holbrook,


‘YOUR LAST BREATH‘ A shocking, gripping thriller. Meet first victim VALERIE, well, not really a victim since she asked Raymond Lang to help her commit suicide. She wanted to be with her beloved husband in heaven, but feared she wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Basic Plots: Quest


Originally posted on Story Empire:
Ciao, SEers. Today we’re going to discuss our fifth of the Seven Basic Plots as defined by Christopher Booker. If you’ve missed the others, you can find them here: Rebirth, Tragedy, Comedy, and Voyage and…

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YOUR LAST BREATH – Blackmail Excerpt


  YOUR LAST BREATH – Blackmail excerpt. Rushing from the second bedroom, where the computer is set up, back to Amy’s room, Robbie shakes his head in frustration. “Damn! The most important one doesn’t seem to be working again.” He … Continue reading

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Do Competitions Necessarily Show the Cream of the Book Crop?


Success as an author seems to depend on how much money you can spend on promoting yourself. EVEN ENTRY TO BOOK COMPETITIONS REQUIRES A FEE. In the first book competition I’ve ever entered, I was given a date for my … Continue reading

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