Monthly Archives: January 2012

My Favourite Authors (part 2)

I have just discovered another favourite author – Alice Hoffman. She has written a number of books so I’m not sure how she escaped my greedy reading eyes. I have just read her latest book, The Dove Keepers. It is a breathtakingly beautifully written book that held me to its pages and refused to be […]

New Author Bio

Pauline Hayes is a new novelist, whose book,`The Change Stone,’ with an unusual and fascinating theme, has just been released. Here is an introduction in Pauline’s own words. When I was 16 I bought a portable typewriter that I used to write letters and essays. I didn’t seriously try to write fiction until 2002, when I took […]

Maree Bishop is…

Maree Bishop is an emerging writer and past president of the long running Hibiscus Coast Writers Group in Whangaparaoa, New Zealand. Here, Maree tells us a little about herself and her latest exciting book… As a child I was a bit of a loner, a dreamer with an overactive imagination; so becoming a writer was a natural […]

Decluttering Your Life

As someone who spends many hours at my computer each day, it would be easy to let things like boring household chores slide. Fortunately,  like most, I also like my surrounds to be neat and attractive. I find it distracting to work in a cluttered environment, even if it’s only the fact that my laundry is waiting to be […]