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When your disability might just be your greatest asset…

Hi everyone, We enjoyed a rare good-news story in Australia yesterday, when an 11-year-old boy was found safe and relatively well after being missing for 5 days in Victorian bushland.  I hope The Age newspaper doesn’t mind me using their photo of Luke’s reunion with his mother:   I defy you not to feel a …
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New website for Australia Day!

Happy Australia Day! To celebrate a long weekend of editing “A Life Singular – Part Four”, I decided to take a break and re-organise my web presence.  I have consolidated the website at ALifeSingular.net and my blog at ALifeSingular.com into a one-stop shop for all things authorly. Please navigate around the main site: Home – landing page …
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Genre – the bane of my writing life

Hello to everyone finally officially in Spring from me in Autumn / Fall.  To combat the reverse envy I’m now sensing, at least Melbourne has a long weekend for Labour Day. This fortnight’s post for Ruth Snyder’s Blog Hop is “My Favo(u)rite Genre”.  Again, I fail miserably to fit into mainstream thinking on this topic!  …
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Goals for 2014 – to finish what I started!

I’m delighted to be part of a blog hop run by Ruth Snyder. The group’s first topic is “Our Writing Goals for 2014″, so here goes! I always hesitate to set goals, simply because experience has taught me to expect the unexpected. For example, when I moved back to Melbourne from Perth in September last …
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Consolidation of book reviews across Amazon’s international “stores”

A question for my author friends: I’m wondering if anyone outside the US has solved the problem of book reviews provided by readers in regional markets not displaying in all “stores”?  This appears to disadvantage non-US authors, especially those from smaller markets like Australia / New Zealand. Amazon.com.au has been up and running for a …
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