Articles, Non-fiction

Are You on Instagram?

I manage two Instagram accounts. One is this and called Magic of Stories and the other is for Norn Triad Publications, which I am a part of.Although I like pictures, I didn't quite understand how Instagram can work for me as a business, until I came across this book. Not only did it give me… Continue reading Are You on Instagram?

Articles, Book, Non-fiction, People, Romance

February is Birthday Month – almost everyday!

I am not very good at remembering what I had for dinner last week and I am utterly hopeless at maths and sometimes forget a name.The one thing I don't forget is birthdays and anniversaries. When I was in my late teens I bought a small birthday book and thought how good it would be… Continue reading February is Birthday Month – almost everyday!

Book, Crime, Historical, History, Non-fiction

Who Killed Constable Cock by Angela Buckley

This is the first of my new style book reviews. They incorporate the #picturestellingstories tag, which you will see a lot more of now on. This is true story and account of a murdered policeman in 1876. The first picture is where it took place. At the centre of the story is the firearm that… Continue reading Who Killed Constable Cock by Angela Buckley

Non-fiction, People

Adorable Babies

In 1966 my mother gave me a little sister. She had huge eyes and dark curly hair. I adored her. I was eight, and even practised shouting her name around the house before Mum brought her home from the hospital. She was cute and beautiful. Nana would knit her little outfits. I was truly blessed.… Continue reading Adorable Babies

Author Interview, Book, Inspirational, Non-fiction, Stories, Young Adult/Teen

Behind the Name, author Gary Winstead

I am an author at Crimson Cloak Publishing, I also do some marketing work for them. Because of this I've read a number of their books, and know most of the authors at least by name.It's a funny world where we only know people by name and their words become their personality. Gary Winstead is… Continue reading Behind the Name, author Gary Winstead

Non-fiction

Relationships, new release by Beverley Mann Lessard

Relationships are what life is all about. And while all relationships are unique, they are similar enough that traveling down the road of someone else's journey is enjoyable, even educational. Whether you are a teenager on your way to the altar or preparing for your double digit anniversary, traveling in author Lessard's sidecar of life,… Continue reading Relationships, new release by Beverley Mann Lessard

Non-fiction

Author Interview, About a Book with Gary Winstead

Gary WinsteadSo You Want to Be A Marine? Description I fully expected to make a career of the Marines but was soon faced with unbelievable sadism, arrogance, incompetence and outright brutality. The Marine Corps I had hoped to love proved to be an organization run in an authoritarian, “Because I said so” manner, not at… Continue reading Author Interview, About a Book with Gary Winstead

Non-fiction

DESTINATION NORTH POLE: 5,000 km by Bicycle by Gary W. Wietgrefe

Author Gary W. Wietgrefe tells his story:  A journey fueled by the love of nature Released by GWW Books and available through all channels internationally in E-book and Print Formats! Destination North Pole is endearing, humorous, dangerous and sometimes quirky travelogue.An old guy on an old bicycle supported by a sag-wagon (his loving wife) ventures… Continue reading DESTINATION NORTH POLE: 5,000 km by Bicycle by Gary W. Wietgrefe

Non-fiction

A Light in the Darkness by Lisa Sniderman

On sale - 21st - 26th September 2020 In 2008, singer-songwriter Lisa Sniderman was living the dream in California. As Aoede, the Muse of Song, her star as a gifted recording artist was rising fast. Lisa’s quirky folk-pop performance style electrified audiences up and down the West Coast, and the albums just kept flowing. But… Continue reading A Light in the Darkness by Lisa Sniderman

Non-fiction

How to Draw Anything by Mark Linley

Description If you can write your name, you have enough touch to learn to draw. Let Mark Linley inspire you to pick up your pencil and create a magical masterpiece. His positive approach secures quick, accurate results and ever-growing confidence. Learn to look properly and get the basic outlines correct; include the key features but… Continue reading How to Draw Anything by Mark Linley