Harold’s Empire is here!

Very happy to say that the latest Ann Edwards release is now available for download on Amazon Kindle. Harold’s Empire is a story about the rise of the uncommon man. When Harold decides to leave school and join a bricklaying gang, instead of aiming for higher education, his parents are concerned and other relatives are quiteContinue reading “Harold’s Empire is here!”

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Why write?

Whether you are in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) mode; thinking about writing fiction; writing inspirational true life stories. Or perhaps you just want to write reflective words about the world around you . Whatever gifts writing gives you, just do it. Enjoy it. Luxuriate in it. Writing can be a place of refuge, liberation, therapy,Continue reading “Why write?”

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Coming soon…

Ann Edwards creates stories that touch your heart and make you chuckle and cry at the same time. Below are two Ann Edwards stories that are exclusive to Amazon Kindle. Whilst you are waiting for the next release, available at the end of October 2017, why not add these carefully crafted stories to your KindleContinue reading “Coming soon…”

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TaTUM lives on … hello to a2z copy-editing … well done Channing Tatum

Tried and Tested User Manuals – TaTUM was created to reflect the founder’s, Maggie Baldry, proofreading, editing and writing skills. The service was created to help authors, businesses, creative teams, basically anyone who needs a skilful eye to check their work. The actor, Channing Tatum has been enjoying great success in his chosen career, butContinue reading “TaTUM lives on … hello to a2z copy-editing … well done Channing Tatum”

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Authonomy – Summer Competition

Does your story have an attention grabbing opening line? If it does, this competition is for you. Authonomy are dedicated to discovering, connecting and nurturing exciting new writers. The competition will run from now until midnight BST the night of Sunday 8th September. The winning entry will be selected by a panel of readers atContinue reading “Authonomy – Summer Competition”

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Nirvana Moment on Bonfire Night

Wikipedia declares a general definition of Nirvana as “synonymous with the concept of liberation (moksha) which refers to release from a state of suffering after an often lengthy period of committed spiritual practice “ Perhaps you could describe the practice of writing as a “state of suffering”. If you are a solitary writer, you mayContinue reading “Nirvana Moment on Bonfire Night”

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Distractions, creativity and workflow

At 19:30 GMT on a Sunday evening, what are you doing? Would that be a favourite time to write for you? Or are you an early bird, a night owl or a mid day magpie writer? When proofreading my authors’ books the work discipline is naturally enforced with the production deadlines for publishing and marketingContinue reading “Distractions, creativity and workflow”

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Review – Meet Franklin Bean by Emmy Swain

My review of this book on Goodreads “At this time of year we are all considering which Christmas gifts to buy. Look no further than Emmy Swain’s magical children’s book.. The tale is intended for children but it’s a universal story about how weird it can be to move to a new place and meetContinue reading “Review – Meet Franklin Bean by Emmy Swain”

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