I don’t swim very often, but during the summer we were on holiday in Crete. It was far too hot to walk, so I swam for half an hour or so every day in the pool. Swimming is a very boring activity, I find, and I knew I wouldn’t be able to keep it up … Continue reading Swimming in rhyme
Can you roll your R’s? I can’t, which is why my grandchildren call me Besti. This is a name that I invented, when our first grandchild was born, as a shortening of bestemor, which is Norwegian for grandmother. Bestemor is hard to say, I find, because it has an R at the end of it. … Continue reading Can you roll your R’s?
My phone rang this morning, very briefly, and then stopped. I looked at the ‘missed calls’ list and there was a number with Albania written under it. Albania? Who do I know in Albania? ‘Help,’ I thought, ‘someone’s trying to con me, steal my identity, make me buy something I don’t want, trick me into … Continue reading A mystical phone call
The fifth book in the Troll Stories series “Blue Troll and the Manycorns,” is now for sale on Amazon. Here is the strange looking tree stump which inspired the tale, and the resulting drawing of the first manycorn.
I’ve been very absorbed this week in creating e-books from ‘Blue Troll’. Both the English and the Norwegian versions. The Norwegian version is now available for free download at trollfortellinger.no. The English version will be up here soon.
Do you ever get that feeling that you’re swimming in dark treacle, and never quite reaching the surface? I’ve been trying to make an e-book. Well, in fact, I’ve MADE an e-book, and now I’m trying to make it sellable on my website. The book in question is the Norwegian version of Blue Troll, it’s … Continue reading Swimming in treacle
How true this is…
https://www.amazon.com/Rainbow-Burglar-Birds-Troll-Stories-ebook/dp/B00U8SU0S6/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1496911597&sr=8-1&keywords=rainbow+duck+and+the+burglar+birds From today until Monday the Kindle version of Rainbow Duck and the Burglar Birds is free. Any reviews would be greatly appreciated. I’ve been struggling like anything to get the format right. It’s not at all easy. If you upload the ordinary paper version, which looks perfectly alright in Word, it comes out looking … Continue reading Rainbow Duck is free
I’ve just republished my second book ‘Rainbow Duck and the Burglar Birds’ on KDP, and entered it in Kindle Select. It’s going to be free from Thursday to Sunday if anyone would like to download it. Reviews gratefully received! I’ll put in the link when it’s up on Amazon.