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
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!
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
Today, I'm delighted to host The Boss, aka my publisher at Vine Leaves Press, Jessica Bell. Jessica is an award-winning author/poet, writing/publishing coach, graphic designer, and singer-songwriter who was born in Melbourne, Australia. In addition to having published a memoir, four novels, three poetry collections, and her bestselling Writing in a Nutshell series, she has been featured in a variety … Continue reading Interview with… Jessica Bell
It's the third Monday of the month, which means it's author interview day. And today it's the turn of Apple Gidley. A nomadic life has seen Anglo-Australian Apple live in twelve countries as diverse as Papua New Guinea and Scotland, which is chronicled in her memoir, Expat Life Slice by Slice. Her roles have been … Continue reading Interview with… Apple Gidley
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