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Over the summer, I was interviewed by Lorrayn de Peyer on her Sid Valley radio show. This was a great opportunity to talk a bit more about writing and its benefits. What is it you do. What services do you offer? I'm an author, editor and writing coach. I also run workshops for writers. How... Continue Reading →
Several months have gone by, and what have I been doing? I'm not sure, time goes so fast, but I have been researching my next novel - by doing a course in art crime and the illegal trade in antiquities - and it's fascinating, if rather sad. I haven't got to the art crime yet,... Continue Reading →
At last! My third novel (ebook version) is finally available. You can find it on Amazon. But what's it about, you ask? Oh, all the usual things, mystery, history and the occasional ghost. We also have an unsolved murder. But rather than tell you all about it, read my interview with Jane Davis (author) on... 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 →
I’ve recently started my third novel (14,000 words so far), and that got me thinking about writing first lines. About why they mattered, and what they meant, and also what makes a good first line. Why should you care what your first line is? You want to make an impact - a great first line... Continue Reading →