It's that age old problem with writers, and perhaps lots of other professions too (I hear scientists are having a great time with nuclear fusion)... there's lots going on in the background but nothing I want to talk about now. So what happens? I disappear. I don't update things. I slink sideways when it looks … Continue reading Nothing to see here
Tag: Small Forgotten Moments
Holyer an Gof Publisher’s Award
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
Small Forgotten Moments – new edition coming soon!
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!
A couple of offers for you!
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 still saying yes!
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!
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!
10 Ways to Return to Normality
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
Small Forgotten Moments has arrived!
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!
A chance to win…
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…
When everything converges
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