Fantasy is art for the mind, for inspiration and for expression. Show the world that you are not afraid to be different. Bring your home alive, and let your walls do the talking, find/create your little piece of originality today. Great conversation starter!    

Self Publishing sweeeeet

I used Amazon’s Kindle Direct (LDP) to publish my Fantasy eBook “PERCEPTIONS – AN EVOLUTIONARY TALE”  which was relatively painless.

The guidelines are all there and with a little bit of extra help from google about 3 days of fine tuning and formatting.

The images were the most complicated(there was no mention of zipping files in their guidelines, thanks google) with constant resizing to find the best fit. Would have loved to have responsive images to fit all screen sizes but had to settled for the standard.

This was my final cover design using a background image from Cape Otway, and illustration Veronica from the Valley Unknown.


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The Winter Prince

The blue is paling as the air thins and withdraws from the warmth in preparation of the inevitable tide.  The trees now naked and almost shivering in the brisk breeze.  Those with leaves are twisted, almost distorted, flinching away from the cold beginning to creep in.    The sun slices through the suspense every now … Read more

Publisher slaves

If you love to write, don’t let the publishing process crush you.    The hoops you will need to jump through are endless :  cover letter, Synopses, blurb, detailed rundown on who what when and why, Short description, long description, 2min pitch, your history, their history…… many similar books you have read and what they … Read more

Roadtrip poetry

Sheep inspired by scenery between Tamworth and Muswellbrook:  They stand proud on their mounds gently inhaling the crisp air, exhaling in a telling wisp full cloud of vapour. Their self-insulation is a blissful comfort as the evening sun sinks over the patchwork hills. Easing their way to a scattered tuff, they enjoy a final emerald wisp … Read more