Sometimes a story wont carry for more than a few pages and stretching it beyond that merely adds words and confusion. Sometimes when the story is written it talks and nags to become a lot longer and a novel is born but here’s how they start.
Return to Oakhaven or maybe The Colonel’s Dream, something like that is about half way in draft at least. What I like to do is draft a few pages, maybe a thousand or two thousand […]
Two books out in e-book format, A Land fit for Heroes and Welcome to Oakhaven. Still in the pipeline but coming soon is Drover. My little office catches the afternoon sun so it has been […]
Right now, I’m trying to get used to this site but I have several ideas for other books brewing. I want to hear what Miss Kirkwood has to say about the 1930s. I want to […]
You might think of country life as calm and placid but the reality is that it is full of people and whoever you are, there is something in Oakhaven you’ll enjoy; maybe the domineering Mrs […]
Miss Kirkwood’s fiance was killed in 1918 and she is determined to make her world a place fit for heroes. The story, with its dark moments and lighter patches, follows her struggles from the end […]
Six books finished; the first, on very good advice, hidden in a drawer. It comes out now and then but looks worse every time and never quite makes it to the editing stage. Still, three published and three waiting and another on the way. Wish me luck.