Only limited numbers of signed copies of the first edition of The Fires of Waterland are available from the author.
WATCH FOR A 2nd edition COMING SOONSee? It does work! Persistence pays. Dedication works. Time stops.... Are you a writer of books? If you are, you are all too aware it can take seemingly endless, difficult months, even years to write a novel. How long, you say? Ten years? Maybe not that long, but the fact is, some books take even longer. Until the story is told, time warps, reverses,stops; the mind is floating, going down the drain with useless prose, questionable dialogue, mundane tasks, terrible ideas tossed, trips to town, flat tires, boring company, and missed appointments, -- so back to the grind at home instead. "Is it done yet"? Is the question of the year. Dull, tired, uninterested.... have a snooze instead, scraps of paper balled up, tossed at the half-empty coffee mug. The absent muse smiles wickedly from a nice holiday in Hawaii as fat from the floating cream on the stale coffee wicks up into the paper wad, making it interesting, translucent and