The other day Steve and I were talking about how authors and actors choose pen and stage names, and I was very interested in what he had to say, so I invited him over to my blog to tell you more about the subject. Steve blogs about musical theatre at http://www.wheresthatmusical.co.uk/blog/ . Welcome! What Would Your Stage Name Be? by Steven Bisby, of http://www.wheresthatmusical.co.uk/blog/ Tonight Matthew I'm Going To Be xxxxxxxxx! Did you ever watch that TV programme ‘Stars in their eyes’ where members of the public impersonated their favourite pop star and got made up to look like the star? Which celebrity names did you dream of being if you ever got to utter those famous words ‘Tonight Matthew I’m Going To Be!’? Quick Quiz Have you ever watched a TV sitcom with Jennifer Anastassaki in the lead role? Have you ever watched a film directed by Allan Konigsberg? Have you watched a film starring Julie Roberts? Have you been blown away by the dancing
After a week's intermission, The Crash is back. This week, we leave Jason and Brad working on their improvements to the car part manufacturing process, and spend some time instead with Jason's teenaged daughter, Jess. "Nice," Jess said, walking around Bethany's shiny, pink new car and taking in the alloy wheels, the body-coloured wing mirrors and bumper, the parking sensors and the complicated stereo. She was, after all, her father's daughter. Where most of her friends noticed only their colour, she knew cars. And this was one to envy. "Come on," Chloe said, tapping her fingers on her mock-Gucci handbag as she waited for her friend to finish admiring the vehicle, and get inside. "OK, OK," Jess agreed, taking a careful step inside. The car was a little too small for her to get into easily, and her new cream high heels made it awkward stepping over the sill, but once inside, she could stretch out comfortably. "Re
Yikes! I last posted in summer 2017. What's happened since then? Well, for one thing life happened. For another, editing happened. Next week my holiday novella Paris Proposal finally hits the virtual shelves. Paris is published by The Wild Rose Press, who also published my earlier novellas Desperate Bid , The Santa Next Door and Djinn and Tonic . I think this is their best cover yet! What do you think? For another thing, I've self-published a sci-fi romance, just for fun. It's called Sleeping Satellite and you can grab it free from 3rd to 5th December to celebrate the launch of Paris Proposal .