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Writing a Book (Part 9): A perfect night in

Last night a friend (who it has to be said has more than a passing affection for a certain fizzy drink) sent me this photo entitled  126 more words

Writing My First Book

Writing a Book (Part 8): What happens when you’ve wanted to be an author all your life and you finally see a copy of your first published book?

Today was a day much like any other EXCEPT for one remarkable thing: a nice chap from the editorial team presented me with a copy of my first ever published book… 234 more words

Writing My First Book

I needed to keep the grey matter busy. Here is the result

I seems crazy looking back but during the period that I was unable to do what I enjoy, photography, I discovered I enjoy something else. 2,911 more words

Paul Lashmar

Can you teach? Can anybody?

I used to teach, and for a long time, I tried to do it “their” way–the ones who taught us: construct your lectures from primary sources and the most current research, insert them into the teaching space/arena, repeat. 322 more words


Three years ago this day, I finally gave in to the encouragement that my wife had been providing (which I sometimes equated to nagging) and I decided that I was going to write a book. 307 more words

Fiction Author

Taa Daa....

I am so excited to announce that, The Christmas House, has been released for publication. If you are interested in ordering one, there are two options available: 39 more words

Whatever's And What-Not's

Soon my pretty, the editing begins, soon...

In another week I’ll have the final instalment of my novel and the editing will begin. Some days it feels like I’ll never get this book out in the market, but at the same time I’m closer than I’ve ever been. 48 more words