Paw prints? Could this be Jazz?


Paw prints? Could this be Jazz? This charming tale for young children was inspired by a walk over Haughmond Hill in Shropshire with my niece Hannah and her lovely springer spaniel, Jazz. This exciting adventure story for children is unfolding fast. Continue reading

Jazz the flying dog!


Jazz the flying dog! Happy new year to you all, and I hope 2016 brings you everything you are hoping for. For me, it brought along the inspiration for a new children’s book. When the new year arrived, I rolled Continue reading

A poem for National Poetry Day


A poem for National Poetry Day. A day to celebrate poetry in all forms. On National Poetry Day, I would like to share my latest poem with you, entitled “Fleeting Chance.” This is a poem about a real life encounter I had with Continue reading

How I became an author: My story told


How I became an author: My story told … This week I am on cloud nine following some wonderful press coverage by The Shropshire Star and the Express and Star newspapers. When they asked me to do an interview for them Continue reading

Get ready for El Roboto! Coming soon

Psst….guess what! We have a great new story for children about to be published! A bored little robot finds a sombrero and when he puts it on his head, the story takes him on a great adventure! Fun reading and Continue reading

Our Book shop is growing!

Writtenwithasmile Book Shop

The book collection is growing at Written with a Smile! Click the image if you need more detail about any of the titles. Thanks for staying with us. You already know about the forthcoming book about all things Great Britain, Continue reading

Happy 2015!

Happy new year and our very best wishes for 2015. The start of a new year typically evokes new stirrings to embark upon something fresh and different and we wish you well with whatever new ventures you are looking to Continue reading

Annie’s Buttons : She sure is cute!


Annie’s Buttons is a cute, easy to follow counting book for 3 – 7 year old children. Have fun as you turn each page and watch how Annie adds and subtracts. A wonderful gift available now on iBooks A bright Continue reading