“Your manuscript will go on the ‘Slush Pile’ along with hundreds of others. Our main priority is with the authors already on our books.” The words of a Literary Agent who addressed my Creative Writing Group many years ago. In the past, the traditional route to publication was to send your manuscript to a multitudeContinue reading “A Beginner’s Guide to Self-Publishing a Book & Selling it on Amazon”
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A Life Lesson Learned on a 3000ft Cliff – Via Ferrata Michielli Strobel, Dolomites, Italy
I felt like I was about to be hanged. A sleepless night had been a lurid maelstrom of technicolour possibilities; dreams of wibbling on a busy route; being stuck with no option to go back; an exposed move at the top of The Ladder; falling, being inverted by the weight of my rucksack, pulled out ofContinue reading “A Life Lesson Learned on a 3000ft Cliff – Via Ferrata Michielli Strobel, Dolomites, Italy”
Walks Into Our View – Soča River, Slovenia
I love the Ordnance Survey. I learnt to navigate with OS maps and find them brilliantly detailed. However, Slovenian leisure maps could teach even the OS a thing or two! Detailing all the footpaths and cycle ways with itineraries and elevation diagrams – and grading the river for kayakers, we decided that Slovenian maps areContinue reading “Walks Into Our View – Soča River, Slovenia”
South Bohemian Rhapsody – Český Krumlov, Czech Republic
We caught glimpses of a magical city of spires and terracotta tiles, almost moated by the River Vltava as she nestled into a horseshoe-shaped bend in the river. We were driving around the ring road looking for parking and worrying, because we had no Czech currency to pay for it! But Český Krumlov granted usContinue reading “South Bohemian Rhapsody – Český Krumlov, Czech Republic”