Hank Quense’s Kickstarter

I’ve enjoyed the pardoy novels of my friend, Hank Quense, for years. Now he’s launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to publish his next novel, Moxie’s Decision. Why? Hank says he has two reasons: because the world needs more parody stories and books are expensive to publish. (I can relate to both! I want to see how this goes too.) The Kickstarter Campaign will run from May 1 to…

May 2, 2015

Website progress.

I seem to be winning. The site is up, and looking fairly pretty. I’ve sorted out all the pages (the stuff on the fixed menus at the top) and imported all the posts from sheilacrosby.blogspot.com and starisland.co.uk, although the photos stayed behind. I’ve managed to find a plugin to help me move all those photos, and I’m steadily working my way through, importing photos and tweaking. I’ve already got most…

April 28, 2015

Why aren’t I writing?

January 10, 2015

Why aren’t I writing? I’m a writer and I should be writing! I’ve beenreading John Scalzi’s “You’re not Fooling Anyone When You Take YourLaptop to the Coffee Shop”, and he often produced 5,000 words in aday. Welp. Maybe it has something to do with trying to catch up with cleaning andlaundry after the party season, and the quarterly tax return, andtaking the decorations down, and distributing my books around theisland,…


A new(ish) printer

Yay! I have a printer again. It’s second hand, but it works, and I managed to install a driver so it talks to the computer. I can now get on with FINISHING THIS DANG BOOK!

October 25, 2014


Yeah, I slowed right down again. Partly due to that pesky business of earning money. So I’d better go back to work and get another baby step out of the way.

August 3, 2014

6 Months Down…

It’s halfway through the year. On my two-submissions-a-week schedule, I should have submitted 52 stories by now. I’ve actually made 51. Pretty good, especially since I only managed 50 submissions in the whole of 2009. 52 submissions to go this year. I’d better get on with it.

July 1, 2010