Book Sales Update – At The Ploughing

Working from home means I don’t talk a lot. I can still remember having a croaky voice after a couple of days of teaching after each summer holiday – how the extra talking affects the voice and the energy levels. Talking for 3 days at the Ploughing Match last week made me feel like I’d been steam rollered by the end of the third day!

There were record crowds at Ireland’s biggest agricultural show this year, about 80,000 on days 1 [...]

Win a RabAlpine Jacket and Marry A Farmer!

Are you going to ‘The Ploughing’? Yes, the Ploughing Championships starts tomorrow and with the weather being so good, I’d imagine that even more people will attend over the 3 days than last year. There will be dust rather than mud! I was setting up today and the conditions are perfect. Well, the ground might be a bit hard for the ploughing but perfect for the rest of us!

I’m going to be there for the 3 days selling my ‘Would [...]

July Update on Self-Publishing Would You Marry A Farmer

Goodness, I can’t believe it was February when I last published an update about my self publishing journey of selling my book. I will start off with the hard facts – the sales to date of ‘Would You Marry A Farmer?’

I’ve sold at least 1200 printed books but less than 1400. I have 420 left here out of 2000 but it is hard to tell how many are actually sold as books have been sent to bookshops but [...]

Why, What and How I Write

This post is a ‘tagging post’ amongst writers – a little bit of fun, gives readers a chance to get to know more writers and it’s interesting to see authors share the ‘Why, What and How’ they write. ?I was tagged by Pat Fitzpatrick, author of ‘Keep Away From Those Ferraris’, which I reviewed here some weeks ago.

What Am I Working On?

I’m supposed to be writing my second book but between writing lessons for We Teach [...]