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How and why I self-published my new novel: Part One

So it is happening. Tomorrow my sixteenth novel is published – an idea I still cannot quite comprehend. Sixteen? Where did all those words come from? When and how did I pluck such stories from the air and set them … Continue reading

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Smuggler. Smoker. Aviatrix. Thief: The double life of Roxy Loewen. (It’s a publishing thing!)

The Double Life of Roxy Loewen by C C Humphreys       See those Dames above? Except they ain’t… dames. She’s one dame. Cleaned up nice… or taking to the skies. Which one do you prefer? I like ’em … Continue reading

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TOUCHSTONE TUESDAY: The Walls of Constantinople

There are touchstones you find, like my sea shell. There are those you make, like the sling shot. Those you buy, like the shepherd’s crook. And then there are those that are used to attack you. Welcome again, to Touchstone … Continue reading

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TOUCHSTONE TUESDAY: The Shepherd’s Crook

Welcome again to ‘Touchstone Tuesday’. When I started writing this series, I thought it was a useful way of focusing on task: to blog consistently. All advice manuals tell you that regularity is the key. Yet in sitting down and … Continue reading

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TOUCHSTONE TUESDAYS No. 1: A writer finds inspiration in objects

Hello, my long-suffering followers. And welcome any lured by my tags. The newcomers will learn from those who’ve suffered – I am an inconsistent blogger. I have promised to be better, to post at least once a week. I’ve barely … Continue reading

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