Whether you’re just starting out in your career or an expert in your field you will need some basic skills in public speaking – and some practical advice. Here it is.
I’m doing a FREE ebook promotion of ‘Would You Rather be in the Coffin Than Give the Eulogy? How to take the terror out of public speaking’. It’s an easy read and has hyperlinks so you can easily navigate between sections and back to the contents page.
The promo runs from 13 – 16 November (US time).
Available on worldwide Amazon stores
As a career public speaker, I can say that this book was an awesome little breath of inspiration and renewal. Good, common-sensical tips are presented in a practical way. Very helpful and refreshing and full of good ideas that I wish I’d had when I was just starting out. I especially enjoyed the asides of actual experiences “on the road.” I recommend this book especially to those that find themselves having to speak up and speak out at public gatherings of any kind! There is even a section regarding being chosen to say grace before a public meal.
August 13th is International Left-Handers Day. To celebrate I will giving away my ebooks of The Race FREE on all Amazon websites.
Vicky is left-handed and teased for being clumsy, but when her gran comes to stay Vicky learns that being left-handed has its own advantages – and in a quite spectacular way.
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Offer is now live and will be available until 15th August
The Breadwinners will be reduced to 99c on Amazon.com and 99p on Amazon UK from 24-27 March (US time). Hope you can take advantage of the offer.
An epic family saga set in South Africa.
A spurned lover marries for money and ignites a family feud of betrayal and revenge that spans three generations.
It is New Year’s Eve 1924 and the fiery and volatile Charles McGill is devastated when the woman he loves announces her engagement to the mild-mannered Lucas Connelly, his friend and co-worker. Charles drowns his sorrow in drink and seduces Hilde Richter, the spinster daughter of a wealthy businessman.
When Hilde finds she is pregnant her desperate father offers to set up the penniless Charles with his own bakery if he will marry her. Charles readily agrees and, unknown to Hilde, the two men draw up a contract. It is the beginning of a bitter rivalry between Charles and Lucas, and their vengeful former employer, Miles Davenport. A rivalry that fractures families, tests love and loyalty, and comes at a cost that Charles could never have imagined.
The Breadwinners covers six tumultuous decades and leads us through the ruthless and cutthroat business dealings of the three families as they survive the great depression, the war years, the isolation of South Africa and the advent of company takeovers. If you like historical fiction set in exotic locations, and enjoy authors such as Barbara Taylor Bradford, Catherine Gaskin and Belva Plain then grab a copy of The Breadwinners.
But Can You Drink The Water? will be FREE from 6th - 9th April across all Amazon sites.
Follow the hilarious lives of the naïve Turner family as
they emigrate from Liverpool to sunny South Africa. Laugh out loud as they encounter ‘crocodiles’ on the wall, strange African customs and unintelligible Afrikaans accents. Cringe with them as
their visiting in-laws embarrass them in front of their new SA friends.
If you enjoyed Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine you will recognise Mavis Turner.
Runner-up in the Peter Pook Humorous Novel Competition
With a droll, witty, utterly British voice, this manuscript tackles playfully and sincerely the age-old fish out of water tale. What sustains this book, however, is the narrative voice, the dry and self-deprecating humor, and the ability of this author to tell a story simply and well.
Publisher’s Weekly reviewer for the ABNA semi-finals.
Set in the 1970s, BUT CAN YOU DRINK THE WATER? uses subtle observational humour with an underlying pathos to portray the upsets, hurt and changing family dynamics that emigration brings. (The story is based on a 13-part sitcom)
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Bookmark a blog tour of short stories at discount price 22-25 November 2018
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Calling all parents and teachers.
Join us for this back-to-school blog tour. There will be author interviews, giveaways, and book discounts.Featured authors and their books will be posted from Sept. 10-14.
My ebook version of 'Leon Chameleon PI and the case of the missing canary eggs' will be free for the tour. I'm also offering study questions to go with the book. Please share the link with anyone who might be interested.
12th - 15th August 2018
To celebrate Left Handers Day on 13th August The Race (an inspirational story for left-handers) will be FREE on Amazon. Link to worldwide Amazon stores getBook.at/TheRace