The nights are drawing in, it's frosty in the mornings, and people insist on telling me how long it is until Christmas. So, what better time to pull on your fluffiest PJs and settle down with a good book. Luckily, I've got a couple to offer you! Small Forgotten Moments is on sale for just … Continue reading A couple of offers for you!
I'm a little nervous this month, because I'm interviewing someone I consider a master interviewer. I've been lucky enough to feature on her blog twice since I've known her, and both times were so much fun - here and here. Roz Morris writes fiction and essays about unusual ways we can be haunted and how … Continue reading Interview with… Roz Morris
I'm sure I wrote a blog post years ago about the benefits of saying Yes. At the time it referred to replying quickly to an email from the Guardian asking a few questions about my Costa Short Story Prize shortlisting. Because I acted quickly, I was the only writer from the six-person list to be … Continue reading I’m still saying yes!
After a break last month, I'm delighted to welcome Steve Zettler to sit down and tell us about his writing career! Steve is a professional writer, actor and photographer. He is the author of the romantic tragedy, Careless Love, and international thrillers The Second Man, Double Identity and Ronin. He is also the co-author of … Continue reading Interview with… Steve Zettler
After writing a blog post a few weeks ago on ways to return to normality after a book launch and the writing break which is required, I have done no such thing! So I'm definitely failing at practising what I preach. Here are some things I haven't done recently: Blogged, or visited many of youKept … Continue reading Practising what I preach
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