Ink Dreams is coming!

The long-awaited release of the new anthology from Authors Tale - Ink Dreams - is nearly here. I am so excited for my two latest stories to be published. The historical fiction I am having published in Ink Dreams is 'Where Dreams Die'. I'm really proud of this one, and it was chosen to be one of... Continue Reading →

And I’m published!!!

Well, it's been a long time coming, but it's here: Heart of a Child is published and available on Amazon both as an eBook and paperback! Here are the links: Amazon Australia Amazon UK Amazon US Hope you enjoy it! Cheers Kerry

How long is a short story?

Trying to work out some process for my (now) anthology of my historical fiction works based on the immigration journeys, and very early life in Australia, of my ancestors, I needed to work out just how long I could get away with for a short story. The way I put the work together relies on... Continue Reading →

Heart of a child

Busy, busy, busy with NaNoWriMo but had to take the time out for the big announcement: I will have two stories in the upcoming anthology from Authors' Tale! The two stories are Tell Us a Story, Pa and Goodnight - and God Be With You All. Very proud to have been selected for this wonderful anthology and... Continue Reading →

So how long is a book?

When I was trying to decide if I could, in fact, write 50,000 words in stories for the medieval period, I went Google searching to see just what that looked like. In the process, I came across a great article outlining some reasons why you might be best to keep your novel to 80,000 words... Continue Reading →

Ya gotta have a good plot!

In the writers group I am in, Authors' Tale, we are in our first week of workshopping short stories for our up-and-coming anthology. I am having a ball reading the work of fellow authors! This week we are looking at plot: does it flow, does it make sense, is it plausible, does the conclusion 'fit' etc. ... Continue Reading →

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