distractions

11-04-24: Work on The Help continues (but then, it stopped…).

So last month, I told you that I got to 55,000 words on The Help. I’m fairly happy with that, and I have a lot more in my head that needs to be ‘got down’ on the pages of my Work-in-Progress (WiP). The story is developing exactly as I hoped, and with 5 murder incidents […]

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09-10-23: Tragedy strikes the family…

…only…this is not some fictitious storyline. A week ago, my wife’s nephew was involved in a motorbike accident, which left him fighting for life with massive internal injuries. There was to be no happy ending though, and he sadly died later that day. Thailand is notorious for RTA’s and especially involving those on motorbikes. A

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09-10-23: Why do you want a murder for…?

Because the storyline calls for a lot of murders, and this one, number four, is the next one to be developed. It fits neatly between the one I just completed, number three and the one to come after…number five!! While I wait for the book cover to be finalised, I am on with book 2.

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12-08-23: When 2 becomes 3…

Thousand, that is… Yes, I just clicked past 3,000 followers on Twitter (or is it ‘X’, now!?). Seems like only a month ago I was reporting 2,000, and that’s because…it is. My followers are really growing at a rate of around 1,000 per month. This equates to a phenomenal follower increase in the timescale. Some

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08-08-23: Calling Mark Laverack! WTF are you!?

…I’m here! OK it has been a very long time since the last post…sorry ’bout that! I have been suffering with Dengue Fever – it really laid me up with no outside activity, no writing, either for ‘The Help’ or this blog, and no ‘JASON’ book pushing to get the cover sorted out and get

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28-06-23: Distractions…Mission Lasagne!!

Interestingly, I had a couple of requests on Twitter for the Lasagne recipe and it would take too long to post it there with the word count limit, so…errr…here it is! Simple Lasagne IngredientsPasta sheetsMinced meat – your choiceFinely diced onions (1 onion)Tomato puree (In the tin, or blend up fresh tomatoes). About 50% of

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