Yes, I know it's not Monday, but yesterday - which was a Monday - saw me flitting off around the blogosphere to visit several different blogs , and I thought I'd share them all. On Nick Wilford's blog I discuss how an old novel got turned around into Small Forgotten Moments and some tips on … Continue reading Super Monday!
So, I did a thing, you might have noticed. Small Forgotten Moments is a week old - they grow up so fast! If you're an author, you'll know that everything stops when you're launching a book. For everyone else, it's a bit like when you have a new baby - the world revolves around feeding … Continue reading 10 Ways to Return to Normality
After months of planning and waiting and thinking and nail-biting, Small Forgotten Moments has left the building. If you've pre-ordered, it's winging its way to you, or has possibly already arrived. Today I shall mostly be jumping up and down, having lunch with my family, and breathing a sigh of contented relaxation. It's all over, … Continue reading Small Forgotten Moments has arrived!
To celebrate the launch of my latest novel Small Forgotten Moments, I'm giving away this stunning blue sea glass pendant. It was sourced on the very beach where the novel is set, by the wonderfully talented and keen-eyed Megan at SeaShaw Sea Glass Jewellery. Blue sea glass is apparently rare, so when she showed it … Continue reading A chance to win…
This month, it's my pleasure to invite Anne Goodwin to my blog - my first non-Vine Leaves author. Over the past year or so, Anne has been hugely supportive of my novels, and I was recently a guest on her blog. As my mum always told me, when someone invites you to their place, it's … Continue reading Interview with… Anne Goodwin
Photo by Ron Lach on Pexels.com This is me right now. Well, obviously not actually me, I don't look like this - but I'm too knackered to look good in a photo right now! This week we helped Eldest Child move to Bristol - emotional exhaustion.We stayed in a hotel for a couple of nights … Continue reading When everything converges
Today it's the turn of Adam Byatt to sit down and share his writing with us. This is my 13th interview, and there are still some wonderful authors to come!. Adam is a high school English teacher sifting through the ennui, minutiae and detritus of life and cataloguing them as potential story ideas. Hi Adam, … Continue reading Interview with… Adam Byatt
A few weeks ago I spoke about being busy. Well, what happened next was I signed up for a sponsored step challenge in aid of Diabetes UK, and started taking very long walks with Artoo. As you can see, he's loving it! My aim is to walk 1.7 million steps over the course of July, … Continue reading July (so far) round-up
I'm a slow writer. It probably has something to do with the fact I don't plan my novels so I can happily write a whole book before deciding I don't like the direction it's taking and have to go back to the beginning! One day, maybe, I'll learn how to write the right way. So, … Continue reading Happy birthday, Grace!
Today, I'm doing something a little different - I'm handing my blog over to Sandra Cox, whose latest novel Keeper Tyree is out now. Before I took my extended hiatus, sharing books by my author friends and having guest posts was one of my favourite things, so now I'm fully back into the swing of … Continue reading Guest Post: Sandra Cox introduces Keeper Tyree!