Reading of The Chalky Sea

Reading of The Chalky Sea

I was invited to give a talk, a reading, and a Q&A for The Chalky Sea at The Hawthorns in Eastbourne. I was a little nervous as they had taken out a half-page ad in the local paper and had kindly laid on tea and cakes for all. There was a good crowd who asked lots...
Scenes from The Chalky Sea

Scenes from The Chalky Sea

This is the first of a few brief tours of some of the locations from The Chalky Sea. It was a beautiful morning today (9th August) here in Eastbourne so I decided to take some pictures at Holywell which is a favourite haunt of Gwen in the book. The beaches here are...
Interview with author Wayne Turmel

Interview with author Wayne Turmel

I’m delighted to welcome Wayne Turmel onto the blog today. Wayne noticed my latest novel The Chalky Sea was partly set in Canada and features a Canadian main character so offered to host me on his blog and I decided to return the compliment. Where do you live,...
FREE READS FOR YOUR BOOK CLUB (OR JUST FOR YOU!)

FREE READS FOR YOUR BOOK CLUB (OR JUST FOR YOU!)

This is an offer you can’t afford to miss out on! Following the success of the Free Reads for Smart Women promotion in February, a group of twelve of us have got together to share a free e-book together with Book Club discussion questions. That’s a whole...
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....

WEEKLY PROGRESS REPORT

A very quick post tonight as I’m tired and have really struggled to crank out my thousand words today. I’ve been skiving over the weekend (including what for me was the most thrilling moment – holding aloft the FA Cup!) and today has been a combo of...

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