• Uncategorized

    The perfect postable Christmas gift

      I can’t believe it’s that time of the year already! Yes, it is time to start thinking about Christmas gifts as there are only 12 weeks left until Christmas Day. So why not plan ahead and buy the perfect gift. My little Christmas book fits in an A5 envelope which makes it a great gift to send to family, friends and loved ones abroad. It is suitable for children of all ages. Book Synopsis:  Sing or read the traditional Christmas rhyme with a Jersey twist (as in old Jersey in the Channel Islands, UK). Find out what else ‘my true love brings to me’ including: 3 ormer shells, 2…

  • Self-published

    Choir to sing words to my book!

      How cool is this??? I can now start to market my new book. Plus, the choir my aunty sings in is going to sing the words to my little self-published Christmas book, ‘The Jersey 12 Days Of Christmas’ on the 29th November! I so wish that I could have been there, but we are saving our money for our trip back to Jersey next July. So if you are in Jersey, Channel Islands between 6-9pm ‘Hot Bananas Choir’ will be singing Christmas carols as well as the words to my book. “On the first day of Christmas my true love sent to me…a puffin in a pear tree.”  

  • ebooks,  Picture Books,  Self-published

    Self published Christmas book!

      In the very near future I will (fingers crossed) be announcing the end of some very hard work and the beginning of my first self-published children’s picture book. Although I am aware that this is not the end of the hard work, as marketing your book can be tough. The book is aimed at anyone with connections to Jersey, Channel Islands, the book contains illustrations to go with a very classic Christmas rhyme. It can also be used as an early reader and counting book. How good is that, reading, counting and singing all in one book! The self-published route is a huge learning curve. Here are just a…

  • Manuscripts,  writing challenge

    Halfway through the 12 x 12 writing challenge!

    I woke up to a party going on in my writing blog world. It is official, we are half way through the 12 Picture books in 12 months in 2012 writing challenge. I have previously written about it here in my New Year – New Goals  post. The 12 x 12 writing challenge was the brain child of Julie Hedlund, visit her and join in her party too! While you’re at it, why don’t you click here and visit all the other 12 x 12 party goers too! So, have I managed to write a picture book manuscript each month so far? Thankfully the answer to that is yes! And…