Recent Reads

Each month I list the books I’ve been reading and comment on the ones that take my fancy. What have you been reading lately?


December/January reads and holidays

December/January reads and holidays

I thought that going on a month-long trip round the South Island for a month over Christmas would mean I’d get plenty of reading done. I pictured lazy hours curled up on a chair...
The best twenty bucks ever spent & November reads

The best twenty bucks ever spent & November…

So, took a quick trip to Taupo and back today. Had to pick up a lawn-mower – long story which will end in me learning to mow lawns and getting some much-needed regular exercise....
The next step in the process and October reads

The next step in the process and October reads

Some of you may know my novella, Even Demons Get The Blues, was picked up by Red Sage as a result of finalling in their Alpha Male novella contest. That was mid-June and ever since,...
A ‘Golden’ month and September reads

A ‘Golden’ month and September reads

I’ve had a golden month: my paranormal romance Scent Of A Man finalled in the From the Heart Romance Writers ‘Golden Gateway’ competition! This is the second time...
August reads and conference fatigue

August reads and conference fatigue

It’s that time again. The conference high is over, and reality (in the form of housework, kids’ lunches, weekend sport and cooking dinners) smacks you in the face like a...
July reads and More good news

July reads and More good news

The year is sliding by and it’s only a couple more weeks to the RWNZ conference…ack! Have to get that pitch written and polished – when I figure out which darn ms...
June reading list and Good News!

June reading list and Good News!

Good News! I’m guessing if you’re reading this blog you’re either a writer or involved with writing in some fashion. If you’re a writer then you’ll know...
Inspirational “Holes” and May reading list

Inspirational “Holes” and May reading…

How “Holes” turned my son on to reading Turning boys on to reading is difficult as most parents will attest, and our son was no exception. Luckily we recently discovered...
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