Just a few weeks ago I was lucky enough to be at the Hawkesbury Upton Literature Festival, a brilliant event in its second year. I took part in readings and a panel, and on the panel (which was for historical novelists) we had to defend our own period – which in my case is the … Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago I was at the hugely enjoyable Hawkesbury Upton Literature Festival. In my next post I’ll be talking about a panel I was on there. But today, I want to mention a blog post (review) by Debbie Young, who founded the litfest – for which we’re all very grateful! The review … Continue reading
This is just a quick post to say thanks to author Jane Davis for hosting me on the Virtual Book Club pages of her blog. Here I get the chance to talk a bit about my writing but particularly about my second novel, Shadows of the Lost Child. The book is a partly historical mystery … Continue reading
Currently, I’m working on my third novel.
When I looked up from the page and realised how long it was since I last blogged, I was genuinely shocked. Future editions of this blog will include:
a revamped layout (promises, promises) as well as hints about and bite-sized pieces of the new work-in-progress.
In the meantime however, I thought I’d focus on a different topic, a celebration of creativity.
I live in Stratford-upon-Avon, a pretty town, well-known for its connections to Shakespeare.
And this year is particularly special, because in 2016 we celebrate 400 years of the Bard and his works. Continue reading
On Saturday, I had the pleasure of reading at the Aspara Writing Festival in Evesham, as part of the Open Mic event. It was a great afternoon, with an eclectic mix of poetry and prose, with readings ranging from sad to humorous and everything in between. Readers included J J Franklin, Debbie Young, David Penny, … Continue reading
Hi everyone Just a quick message to let you know there’s currently a SALE on Ship of Haunts: the other Titanic story. Now at 99p/$1.55 until the end of 29 May. So don’t miss out. Get your ebook copy from Amazon and enjoy some bank holiday (or other) reading! Warning: this is a complex, time … Continue reading