It's hot. Not, really hot, but UK hot. And I'm bothered. And I've got far too much running around my head - literally idea after idea is queueing up, waving their hands to grab my attention, and I don't have the time or the space to deal with them. Photo by Luis Quintero on Pexels.com … Continue reading Getting distracted, or the benefits of a to-do list
Saturday 16th July saw me heading to Redruth on a very hot afternoon for the ceremony for the Holyer an Gof awards, celebrating and promoting books written in Cornish and/or set it the county. It was a hot, blustery day. We had music on the stereo and the windows down the entire trip, which meant … Continue reading Holyer an Gof Publisher’s Award
Welcome to another Interview with... Yes, I'm a week early this month, but for good reason (which you can read about at the bottom of the page). Today, I'm talking to J.S. Watts who I met - in the internet meaning of the word met - when we were both published by Vagabondage Press. I've … Continue reading Interview with… J.S. Watts
Yeah, regular blogging is going well, isn't it? If you want to hear from me on a monthly basis, sign up to my newsletter which is always on time! Today, I've invited Ian M Rogers to tell us about his writing, his novel, and the best pens to write with. Ian is the author of … Continue reading Interview with… Ian M Rogers
Small Forgotten Moments is a hardback! At least it will be on 7 June. Complete with this stunning and fascinating cover. When I first saw it, I kept finding new elements that I hadn't seen on my previous view. And it took me longer than I ought to admit to realise the white shape with … Continue reading Small Forgotten Moments – new edition coming soon!
This is a first for my Interview with... series, in two respects. It's my first time interviewing a non-fiction author, and my first time interviewing someone I know in real life. Rachel and I went to school together. Her book Behaviour Barriers and Beyond aims to help educators effectively support children with a range of … Continue reading Interview with… Rachel Thynne
Photo by Seven Shooter on Unsplash I grew up before the internet (which makes me sound ancient, but I'm really not given that the internet rose to it's current status in the 2000s according to Wikipedia). Back then my author role models were Margaret Atwood, Suzannah Dunn, Philippa Gregory, Aimee Bender, Carol Shields, Chuck Palahniuk. … Continue reading The Big Question: does no one think of the reader??
Today's Interview with... is slightly different because it's part of Alex's blog tour for his latest release CassaDark, and I am delighted to host him. Alex is a huge supporter of writers and bloggers, highlighting all of our latest books and achievements. Alex works in web design and graphics, and he plays guitar in a … Continue reading Interview with… Alex J. Cavanaugh
Hello! Or should that be, hello? This Covid head of mine is playing tricks on time. I wake most days convinced it's still March and completely unsure of which day it is. This is important because I work shifts - I'd rather not turn up in the afternoon to discover my shift was in the … Continue reading Confusion, concentration, and spontaneity
It's the third Monday of March and, while the world is in turmoil, I am comforting myself with following my very normal and quiet routine. Which includes talking to some wonderful writers, and Ann S. Epstein is one of the loveliest. Not only does she write amazing novels, but she's a great advocate for others. … Continue reading Interview with… Ann S. Epstein