Jillian Webster, adventure and finding home

This has always been my favourite part of having a blog on my website – featuring other authors. In some ways it is self-indulgence, a way to learn more about writing through the dedication of others to the idea of storytelling. I also learn a lot about myself as a reader. More and more I […]

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Kirsty Mcmanus, Japan, and writing

I think I am so lucky to be able to introduce the wonderful and talented people I come across constantly. The decision to run a blog might have traumatised me at one stage but these days it only brings me pleasure. This month I am particularly happy because not only does Kirsty’s writing have humour […]

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Book Corner Chilling in July

I totally love the chilling in this month’s selection. The books are so varied, not just the genres but the plots and the characters, and the style of writing. One of my favourite authors is Amy Harmon. Seriously, anything you read by her has you prisoner from the first page, or word. What I love […]

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Flavours of Italy

When I got side-tracked by poetry, I wondered what the heck I was doing. I went with it and it surprised me. Not so much in the first book, but certainly in the second because the choice of topic wove itself into the novel series. It felt right and then it slowly dawned on me […]

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Finding the right voice

Don’t be frightened by the length this post.  I am enclosing an extract from my book.  I am so excited to hear what you have to say. By now you would be aware I read random articles and then blog. I don’t have a pattern because I like the challenge of new things. This post […]

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