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Thursday, 31 December 2015

Happy New Year 2016

Happy New Year to each and every one of you
May 2016 bring you peace, love, happiness and success.
Feliz año nuevo...
Szczęśliwego Nowego Roku

Monday, 28 December 2015

Recap of the holiday season

It's been a busy time in our household, last minute decorating & painting,  shopping galore, preparing for Christmas, cooking and lots of eating.
Lovely having our first Christmas as grandparents with our two grandsons Heath and Castiel.
It was the first time they were together and it was beautiful.
We had a great family reunion with 20 in our dining room,  fed and watered.... Brilliant.

The writing icing on the cake is seeing my books doing well, a great bonus.

Fantasmas en el Hospital is still in the top #100 in the Hispanic American Literature chart on Amazon....

It's available in English too,  let's not forget. So if you have read it,  experienced it and enjoyed it... Please write a review and share your thoughts.


Thursday, 24 December 2015

Merry Christmas to you all

Merry Christmas to you all.
I wish you all well and hope you have a wonderful Christmas with those you love.
May peace and goodwill prevail.
God bless

Wednesday, 23 December 2015

Spanish horror stories

Need something good to read over Christmas.. In spanish.
Look no further. Download a copy of Fantasmas en el Hospital. It will bewwith you instantl.

Here is the LINK

Monday, 21 December 2015

Number 29 in the charts... Cool

Check out who's at 29

Charting and getting noticed

Fantasmas en el Hospital

Friday, 18 December 2015

Fantasmas en el Hospital...

Un pedazo de libro... Lleno de fantasmas y espíritus que tienen residencia en un hospital embrujado.
Fantasmas en el Hospital esta listo para ocupar in rincón de su vida, especialmente para las navidades.
Un libro que viene muy bien presentado y garantiza escalofríos. 😱

Ideal para sus amigas y amigos que quizás trabajan en un hospital?
En Kindle o libro


Thursday, 17 December 2015

Writers, authors or story tellers?

Why do we write?
It's certainly not for the money...
The artistry of blending words into sentences and giving life to our thoughts is more my thing.
Story telling in a written format is way of sharing a moment of thought and putting it on paper,  or pc nowadays!
It makes it solid and perpetual.

Writing a story that then turns into a novel is cool.
It is an escape of the mind into a relative reality.
Relaxation and disengagement from the pressure of life. 
I am not a professional writer and my books may not be prize winners but I like them and I like what they say.
Reviews are generally kind, thanks.
If and when there are less favourable ones,  well I feel it but you cannot please everyone all the time... Fact.

So am I an author? Am I a writer,  well yes as I like to look at the written word looking back at me.
I prefer story teller.
My aim is to be read and share my thoughts, dreams and hopes of leaving some joy and positivity behind.
It's not the money or immortality I crave,  just sharing my stories. That is my target and aim.

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

What attracts you to a book

What attracts you to a book?

A, the cover
B,  the genre
C,  the content
D,  the reviews
E,  the price
F,  random selection

Let me know your thoughts....

Books Going International

Fantasmas en el Hospital
Published 2 days ago and doing well, opening new markets with new readers... In Spain, Guatemala, Mexico, USA, Argentina and other Spanish-speaking countries.
A great collection of short stories involving spooky stuff in hospitals which is the culmination of a collaborative work between Julie (my wife) & Goretti who helped translate it into its polished version.
It's available on kindle and paperback so this will hopefully increase the number of readers.
Exciting times

Tuesday, 15 December 2015

Spanish readers

What percentage of the world speaks Spanish?
The percentage of the world population who speaks Spanish as their native language is increasing while the proportion of English speakers drops in 2030, 7.5% of the world population will be speaking Spanish (a total of 535 million people).
I hope a small proportion will enjoy 'Fantasmas en el Hospital' My new publication.
It's released today in both Kindle and paperback format.

Available as promised - A tiempo para Navidad, algo diferente para leer

As promised, please find the link to our book, Phantasms in the Infirmary - Spanish Version.
Fantasmas espanoles

It's exciting that there will be new people reading this in a wider population.
Spanish speakers can now enjoy the fruits of our imagination.
A big Thanks to Goretti for translating this so efficiently and eloquently.
In time for Christmas, something different to read

Enjoy the stories and don't have nightmares. Kindle version is also available Kindle Version

Como prometido, por favor, encontrar el enlace a nuestro libro, Fantasmas en la enfermería - Versión Española.
Fantasmas espanoles

Es emocionante que habrá nuevas personas que leen esto en una población más amplia.
Hispanohablantes pueden ahora disfrutar de los frutos de nuestra imaginación.
Muchas gracias a Goretti por traducir esta obra tan eficiente y elocuentemente.
A tiempo para Navidad, algo diferente para leer

Disfrute de las historias y no tengan pesadillas. Version Kindle

Kindle Version

Monday, 14 December 2015

Fantasmas en el Hospital

Nuestro libro nuevo, Fantasmas en el Hospital esta listo.
Estará disponible mañana en Amazon para que vosotros también puedan leer esta colección de cuentos en español

Thursday, 10 December 2015

Billions dreaming of winning

What are the chances of winning big on the lottery?
Well the odds are stacked against you.
The odds of winning more than one big winner are even higher.
Legally Lucky is about Raj, he wins multiple times and is faced with a dreamy amount of cash.
However what transpires is far from ideal.
Legally Lucky was my first novel.
The Story still runs true.
It lives inside the hopes and dreams of billions of people.
The moral of the Story?
Well you will just have to purchase a copy of this enthralling rags to riches tale.

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Mantra for authors

Never give up....


A fee more novels have been written since this #interview was recorded.

Re-living the moment

Monday, 7 December 2015

Ghostly Christmas short

Night shift on Christmas Eve was unlike any other in St Augastine's hospital.
Only the very few patients that could remain in the hospital's wards were kept in. 
The staff came in at 8pm as usual and had prepared for the onslaught of what the night had to bring... Ghosts and all.
The spirit of Christmas past was well and truly present.
For some reason, Christmas was always full of apparitions and ghoulish goings on aplenty.
This Christmas was no different.

Most of the staff were used to the many surplus attenders but for the newbies, this was one to savour.
In the main, the spirits were not malevolent but regardless, this was far from normal, despite how well adapted they were.

Emotions running high, missing their families and festivities, the nurses looked at their colleagues to celebrate the significance of Christmas.

All was well and then the midnight chest struck.
All of a sudden, the spectral shenanigans began.
The clocks stopped, noises began,  furniture dragged and cries from beyond the grave were heard as lights flickered and poltergeist activities were now in full swing.
The ghosts had arrived for their turn at Christmas.

Merry Christmas to you all, ghost, ghouls and spectres alike. Christmas was truly for everyone to celebrate.

More in the Phantasms in the Infirmary series... Apart from this that is...

Sunday, 6 December 2015

Christmas reads and deals

There's a couple of books of mine on and that will be only 0.99 for a few days. Phobic Wars scheduled for 24th December (as a Christmas gift to you all)  until New Years Eve...
Mental Dental on from
December 8th 2015 December to 15th 2015 and on from
December 12th 2015 To December 19th.

Make it a certainty to download your copy then....

Thursday, 3 December 2015

My first flirtation with writing comedy

My next book is already in the wire-frame stage.
It's my first attempt at writing comedy in a novel.
It's based on a family holiday we had in France.
Most is based on truth....
It's going to be a mix between national lampoons holiday and a trip advisor nightmare.
I am still at odds at a good definitive title but St the moment it's working title is Frolicking French Fun or Hilarity on the Hills...
Advice on this greatly appreciated.
I'm enjoying penning the memories and relieving the reflections.

Glad we can laugh about this now. 
Not long now folks although next one up is the Spanish version of Phantasms in the Infirmary out later this month... In time for navidades...  Christmas

Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Log line for Mental Dental

My third book, Mental Dental( Murder by Proxy) is a great book and receives a big boost with the loglines festival entry...  Could it become an even bigger seller and / or film?
Tell us your oopinion and like it on Facebook etc...

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