Editorial Services in New Zealand

Editorial Services in New Zealand

Fiery Scribes enjoy being writers and also thrive on solid editing work. Alongside writing our own novels, we provide the following services.   Developmental Editing (also known as Substantive, Structural or Comprehensive Editing) Developmental Editing is...
How to Write a Novel

How to Write a Novel

You’ve probably heard of ‘painting by numbers’. There are also systems that claim to help you write by numbers and edit by numbers. They claim their algorithms will detect necessary editing revisions. I don’t agree. No matter how many books these systems claim their...

My True Names

My True Names is the third autobiographical novel in the Anchors in An Open Sea trilogy. COMING SOON Alice and Cornelius begin the adventure of a lifetime, sailing from Fiji through Vanuatu and the Solomon archipelago on to the islands of Papua New Guinea. The...
Sailing across the Pacific

Sailing across the Pacific

The Yoga of Sailing, the first book in the trilogy Anchors in an Open Sea, has a backdrop of sailing across the Pacific ocean, in this case from New Zealand to Fiji. The trilogy is a spiritual autobiography, presented in novel form, and follows a family’s love...
Book Two: Buddha and A Boat

Book Two: Buddha and A Boat

Digging into the mystery when life gets sticky. Alice, Roger and Cornelius set sail from Fiji for Vanuatu and New Caledonia and the adventure and excitement continues. They share watches through the day and night, cope with seasickness, struggle with headwinds, and...
Book One: The Yoga of Sailing

Book One: The Yoga of Sailing

Leaping free from the world into spiritual experience. A romp with Alice, her daughter Emily and father Roger, on a sailing adventure through the Pacific. Sailing is the protagonist of the story, the sails, the sea, the winds and the destination.   While Emily is...
Anchors in an Open Sea trilogy

Anchors in an Open Sea trilogy

Sailing into the full catastrophe of living. Have you ever wondered what it is like to be driven by an overwhelming desire for spiritual experience most of your life? Explore with Alice through thirty tumultuous years, cycling, tramping, sailing, making love, sitting...