It's interview time again, and today I'm introducing Carolyn R. Russell. Carolyn is the author of The Films of Joel and Ethan Coen, published by McFarland & Company in 2001. Her humorous YA mystery, Same As It Never Was, was released in 2018 by Big Table. Carolyn’s new YA dystopian thriller, In the Fullness of … Continue reading Interview with… Carolyn R. Russell
It's interview time again, and this month I'm joined by Jayne Martin. Jayne lives in Santa Barbara, California. She is a Pushcart, Best Small Fictions, and Best Microfictions nominee, and a recipient of Vestal Review’s VERA award. Her collection of microfiction, “Tender Cuts,” from Vine Leaves Press, is available now through all online book sellers. … Continue reading Interview with… Jayne Martin
It's time for the second in my new series of interviews with amazing authors. Today it's the turn of Melanie Faith. Melanie was born in December and has a birthday-twin niece. She is a craft-book author, editor, poet, photographer, and professor. Her writing and photography are forthcoming or were recently published in Menteur, Verse of … Continue reading Interview with… Melanie Faith
Welcome to my new monthly new series, Interview with... My aim is to introduce you to authors you may not have come across before. The first few will be with fellow Vine Leaves Press authors, mostly because I asked and they were hugely enthusiastic! So without further ado, please welcome poet Bauke Kamstra... Hi Bauke. … Continue reading Interview with… Bauke Kamstra
I've always been a writer. Then, with the publication of my first short story, I became an author. Now I'm a novelist! I might have mentioned it... Today, I'm going to be popping up on social media, wafting around like a novelist, doing novelisty things like stalking Amazon sales lists and eating far too much … Continue reading I’M A NOVELIST!
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Well, that was a bit embarrassing, that re-entrance! Like stumbling into a party after too many glasses of wine and shouting 'Look at me!' Except, in this case, it was my own party I was gate-crashing. The first thing I noticed - once I'd put the bottle down and turned … Continue reading Supporting the Indie Presses
Hello! Anyone there? I know, I know... it's been a while. How're you doing? Personally, I'm very confused about all these new WordPress features. And at the moment, it doesn't take much to confuse me. I'm in the middle of writing a new novel, I've got edits of another to figure out and - you … Continue reading I’m back!
... is what I said to myself, before I hand it over at the end of January. Well, actually, my plan was to retype the whole darn novel, and it started pretty well. If you're new to this blog, you may not be aware of my rather unique editing style of retyping. I discovered a … Continue reading One last edit… (and #BlackFriday sale)
I've known Theresa for ages now - although I can't remember how or when we met. That's usually how writers appear in my life, surreptitiously, hanging around my blog or Facebook when I'm lost in a series of scenes and popping up with useful advice. I'm delighted to have her on my blog to help … Continue reading Introducing Theresa Milstein
Today's Throwback Thursday post come from June 2016, just a few months ago, on the day my latest book was published. Below are details of a Goodreads giveaway that will be running for the next 10 days, so I thought a quick introduction for people who don't know about it would be a good idea. … Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday – You. I. Us is finally here! (And a giveaway)