September 2010

Two steps forward, one step back!

September 30, 2010

When we take on a new challenge, like changing careers, starting our own business, etc, our heads are usually filled with excitement and visions of the future. Sometimes, though, we need to remember that it won’t always be smooth sailing. There will always be setbacks – some minor, and hopefully not many that are major. [...]

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Here’s the Cover!

September 24, 2010

Hi Folks, Thanks so much for all your input and comments on the great cover debate. I have decided to go with ‘Virus’ based on total feedback, and also relevance to the story. ‘Biohazard’ also polled very well, but I just felt it wasn’t as true to the story as Virus. I may have to [...]

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Judging a book by its cover

September 13, 2010

Last week I had a great project. I went down to Tassie to do some work with my photographic/graphic design business partner at pawpaw on my book cover design for ‘the cure’. He has a cabin up in the lake district, so it was a perfect opportunity to get away from civilisation, and focus completely [...]

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Teaching old dogs new tricks

September 3, 2010

Here’s some good news for all those folks trying to make a new start in life. I went to a session at the Melbourne Writers Festival last week, where Norman Doidge was speaking about his book, documentary, and studies about ‘neural plasticity’ (don’t you just love that term? Try throwing it into a conversation next [...]

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