Inspiration

Inspiration

I am often asked where I get inspiration for my stories.I’m also often given story concepts and told to write a book about that. Some even go on to describe the story in detail. My response: they should write the book themselves. After all, ‘everyone has a...
The Enduring Appeal of Winnie-The-Pooh

The Enduring Appeal of Winnie-The-Pooh

Happy Birthday to Alan Alexander Milne. Would you believe he was born in 1882? He was 44 when Winnie-The-Pooh was published in 1926. Yet the ‘silly old bear’ is as relevant now as he ever was. Milne went on to write Now We Are Six (1927) and The House at...
Grow Your Own Bookworm

Grow Your Own Bookworm

What can a bookworm bring to your home?  A friendly bookworm will add peace and tranquillity and if you train him or her right, may even help with tidying and cleaning.  Don’t believe me?  Read on. First you’ll need to know how to grow a bookworm.  You can...