With book signings, personal appearances and press calls, the life of a best-selling author is an exciting one. However, when one is beginning one's hopefully stratospheric rise, it can be quite a lonely one. So, its fabulous when, out of the blue, someone shows an interest. International superstar and media sweetheart Ryan Stark is slowly … Continue reading It’s always humbling to be noticed.
For me writing is all about routine. It's about having a suitable environment to allow everything else to get out of the way. It's about being comfortable and warm with minimal distractions. For many years, I didn't write. There were lots of reasons for that. Chiefly though, they were the usual ones of needing to … Continue reading My Writing Space
Obviously Ryan Stark, being the global celebrity and media sweetheart that he is, can hire an internationally famous, award-winning ex-paparazzo-turned-artiste to create a few tasteful images. However, as Ryan's somewhat more, er, real alter-ego, finances didn't run to that. But help was to hand. My daughter Emma, dusted off her Nikon and Fine Art Degree, … Continue reading The camera loves ya, baby
One of those rare days when publicity comes over writing. Rather than making do with Shutterstock or Pixelbay, I thought I would do a photo shoot to gather images for the websites and blogs, Press Releases and RSS Feeds. Fleet Street never sleeps. After all, I do have a daughter, Emma Shaw, who is a … Continue reading I’m ready for my close up, Mr. DeMille.