Writing

Kindle Edition of An Unshakable Belief Available!

The official release of the Kindle edition of my memoir, “An Unshakable Belief: Keeping the Ironman Dream”, is set for March 28 in the US. To help boost Amazon rankings, I encourage my US and European friends interested in this… Continue reading

Taupo Paper Plus Book Launch

After an impulsive visit to a beauty and hair salon, I felt I could face the world. It reminded me of going to a “look good, feel good” beauty session while on chemo. If I looked my best, I… Continue reading

Meeting my publisher

After months of emails and Skype calls, I met my American publisher, Sam Caldwell and his wife, Daphne. I helped plan his New Zealand itinerary by scoping out the Cambridge Mews motel. Cambridge is a fifteen-minute drive from Hamilton and… Continue reading

Finishing my book

Finishing my book after three years of deleting large chunks, forgetting about it for months then completing was very satisfying.  During my long journey as writer, I learned more about the written word than I did during my days… Continue reading

Becoming an author:

I am still trying to get used to the idea of becoming a published author.  Having read countless books, I often thought how great it would be to write and share my adventures. When fifteen, the Wilbur Smith books… Continue reading