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'Your Time to Shine - finding and using your gifts'


  Events & Meet The Author

  • Lovely review for #TimetoShine in Woman Alive
  • 16th September Book Launch to distributors and bookshops at the trade fair
  • Another 5* review for Time to Shine
  • Claire Dunn was kind enough to interview me recently
  • I was invited to write a guest blog on Bookaholic by author Wendy Jones
  • Book Launch: second edition of Time to Shine was published 26th June 2015
  • Meet The Author, commissioned by The Reader magazine, tells about my writing life.
  • One of my contributions to ACW's More Than Writers blog, The Five P's of Writing.
  • Speaking on Woman to Woman, Premier Radio
    "Thank you. I have just listened to your radio interview, which was very interesting and moving too. Apart from your writing, you also obviously have been given a gift for public speaking as you seemed very at ease being interviewed and you spoke so fluently and clearly about your work and life."  Anne Booth
  • Speaking at Monday Lunch Club 26th January, 2015
  • Interview for journalist Jeremy Craddock in Devon Life.


Scroll down to access numerous articles on all the above categories, including articles on Public Speaking in the Marketing section of Writing & Publishing A Book 

Inspirational Ideas about Launching, Marketing and Promoting a Book

As Chairman of a national writers' association, I've had the privilege of meeting with some notable authors, publishers and speakers.  This year it was Author and broadcaster,Sheridan Voysey, with whom I shared a platform.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN.  
Last year it was Tom Wright whom I interviewed.  Also known as N T Wright, he is the author of more than thirty books, some of them scholarly, some of a more popular ilk. When did he start writing, I asked him?  Where does he write?  How does he get his ideas.  TO HEAR HIS ANSWERS, CLICK THE BUTTON ON THE RIGHT.

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