New Release – Crossing the Line

Crossing the Line is the final book in The Yakuza and the English Teacher series and follows Kennouske and Brian - Gou's nephew and Jamie's best mate - who first met each other in Dangerous Love, book two of the series. It can be read as a standalone. The attraction between the two is undeniable,... Continue Reading →

Rainbow Snippet–Editing Mode

For the next few weeks I’ll be busy editing the fourth book in The Yakuza and the English Teacher series – Crossing the Line. It follows the romance between two of the secondary characters, who first meet in book 2 Dangerous Love and will include corrupt cops and a sweet but deadly Yakuza. The poor... Continue Reading →

Rainbow Snippets: Tokyo Nights

  This week has been an interesting. I had a one-on-one talk with my tutor over the piece of writing (two-thousand word sample of a larger MS) I have been working on for my university course and it didn’t quite go they way I expected. Never thought I would have to defend my story for... Continue Reading →

Clash of Cultures–Tattoos

When cultural clashes occur between characters it isn’t always over big political/moral beliefs but can occur over small things that for one character might seem insignificant. For Jamie and Gou one area where the difference in their cultural beliefs stands out is over tattoos. For Jamie they are art, personal connections with the past or... Continue Reading →

Tokyo Nights: Relationships

As a panster, having a story evolve in a direction that wasn’t expected is nothing new. It can make the whole writing process exciting as the characters reveal more of themselves on the page and push the story away from the intended narrative, or at least make the journey a lot more twisted – frustrated.... Continue Reading →

Rainbow Snippets–Tokyo Nights

Tokyo Nights: Episode Three is now available and without all the drama the last episode endured. This week I’ve started my last semester of university studies. It’s only one paper – Creative Writing – but it looks to be very full on with the weekly course load on top of the assignments. I’ve had to... Continue Reading →

Tokyo Nights: Episode Two – Release

  After much frustration Episode Two is finally released... whew! I hope Episode Three won't prove to be as difficult to get up... well I can hope. Hisato continues to his struggle to stick to his assignment, but his growing attraction to Ogawa threatens to derail him. Ogawa isn't faring much better, finding he needs... Continue Reading →

Rainbow Snippet–Tokyo Nights

Tokyo Nights: Season One, Episode One has been released! Though while I've found writing a serial provides instant gratification with seeing an end product quickly, but the process of cover design and promo graphics etc is condensed into a shorter time span. Sigh… It’s good then that I’m enjoying writing it. You can also keep... Continue Reading →

Rainbow Snippets–Tokyo Nights

This is a sneak peek from Episode 2 of Tokyo Nights. The first episode will be released soon, just need to add a few finishing touches to it, load it up and hit publish. Blurb: Hisato, known for his rigid belief in upholding the law, graduated from the Police Academy top of his class and... Continue Reading →

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