I noticed I had a visit to my page Books I like and saw I hadn’t updated it in years! Well I’ve put that right and it’s now in sections of Poetry, Books, Writing & Writers, Fiction and Non Fiction.
Hope you enjoy your visit and maybe find something intersting to read 🙂
I’ve had a lovely review from Betty for my latest poetry book, Pregnant with Death.
Thanks chockymuch, Betty 🙂
And flip. The reason I’m quiet on here at the moment is because my laptop has died and I don’t like to use this WordPress app on my phone too often. It’s just so finicky to operate.
The laptop has had a good life (about 12 years old) and has seen me through some experiences, helped me publish six books and we’ve made many friends through WordPress over the years.
So hip hip hooray to you my friend and farewell.
Hopefully it won’t be too long before I find a replacement but these things can take time as there’s so many out there nowadays!
Thanks again, Betty!
Look what arrived today!
Nice new copies of my books.
The third book of my little thoughts, A New Sunrise along with Being Human and Silence Happens and my latest poetry collection, Broken Roses with After the Rain.
All looks lovely, I’m rather happy.
Keep your eyes peeled for a competition coming soon 🙂
Here I am reading from my latest poetry collection, Broken Roses. It’s a more darker collection than After the Rain or my other writings. It deals with death, solitude, loneliness, suicide, darkness, aphantasia, insomnia, love and memories.
Thanks for watching.
Hello all, I’m currently working on another collection of poems which will have a darker feel than After the Rain. I do have a title and theme but for now I’ll keep those to myself. I want to get as much done before I go back to work so I might be a bit quiet here, or I should say a bit quieter as I have been neglecting WordPress recently and I do apologise if I haven’t been getting around to reading your posts.
In the meantime if you fancy reading a bit more of my poetry then After the Rain is now available in a New Edition with a few poetic alterations inside plus a 5 star review on the back cover from author DM Denton, author of ‘Without the Veil Between, Anne Brontë’, who says I sometimes remind her of the Victorian poetess Christina Rossetti. The book contains over 100 poems and is available either from my Self-Publishing site here http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/Martin_Shone or from Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and other online stores.
Thank you all very much for your support.
After a year of my poetry book being published, I found a handful of poems which needed a little editing. With this now completed and with a change of the copyright page and an update of the bio, After the Rain is now published as a New Edition and is available to buy from my Author Page here http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/Martin_Shone for £8.00 and for this you get over 100 poems and a piece of prose.
Thank you all