Vignettes – a beautiful anthology

Vignettes – a beautiful anthology

I was honoured to be invited to participate in a collection of vignettes, The Vine Leaves Literary Journal by Vine Leaves Press. The anthology arrived this week and what a beauty it is too. It would make a fabulous gift – there’s still time for Christmas! Vignettes...
FREE READS FOR SMART WOMEN!

FREE READS FOR SMART WOMEN!

I’m thrilled to announce that I have got together with eleven brilliant authors to create a blockbuster promotion. Each of us is offering a free book and you can download all or any of them from this page, hosted by author friend Helena Halme, between 24th and...
AUTHOR INTERVIEW – JANE DAVIS

AUTHOR INTERVIEW – JANE DAVIS

I’m delighted to welcome author, Jane Davis onto the blog today to answer my questions about her writing life. Jane is the author of seven acclaimed novels and is a former winner of The Daily Mail First Novel Award for Half-truths and White Lies which was...
THE BOOKS I READ IN 2016-PART 1

THE BOOKS I READ IN 2016-PART 1

I set myself a target of reading a book a week in 2016 and managed to surpass this with 58. I’ve set myself the tougher goal of 60 books – or 5 a month for 2017 as, without a house move to undertake this year, I should be able to fit in more reading time....
THE CHISWICK BOOK FESTIVAL

THE CHISWICK BOOK FESTIVAL

My local book festival has been going for a while but I’m ashamed to say yesterday was my first visit. I kicked off with Rachel Hore’s session on how to approach writing a novel which was interesting and useful. I’d never heard of Rachel before...

TALES FROM THE WAR ZONE

I haven’t posted for a while – I’ve been deep in editing – now on draft 3. I have several new scenes to write and need to get these sorted over the next couple of days. Not easy though as I am also working full time on Make it and Mend it as we...

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